Grilled Beef on Skewers with Mushroom Pilaf Recipe

  • 1 pound top sirloin steak, cut into 1/4 inch wide strips
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
  • 4 sliced green onions (optional)
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons slivered blanched almonds (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1 cup long-grain brown rice, cooked without salt or fat
  1. Evenly thread meat onto 4 metal skewers, bunching them thickly, accordion-style. Place in a shallow dish.
  2. Combine soy sauce, 1 tbsp olive oil and minced garlic (optional). Pour over beef sticks. Cover and put in refrigerator for 30 minutes; turning occasionally.
  3. Grill or broil on a broiler pan sprayed with nonstick vegetable cooking spray, for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Turn occasionally.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large skillet sprayed with nonstick vegetable cooking spray, over medium high heat, add remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil. When heated, add green onions (optional), mushrooms, red bell peppers (optional), and chopped parsley. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes and add almonds (optional), salt, and garlic powder (optional). Stir to heat through.
  5. Mix with hot cooked brown rice and serve with grilled beef on skewers.