Grilled Asian Steak Recipe
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1-1/2 teaspoons aniseed
- 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
- 1 beef flank steak (1-1/2 pounds)
- 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Pour 1/4 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add the beef; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
- 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°), basting occasionally with reserved marinade.
- 3. Let stand for 5 minutes; thinly slice across the grain. Yield: 6 servings.
3 ounces cooked steak equals 179 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 584 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 lean meat.
Full-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.