Sesame Beef Skewers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
A bottle of sesame ginger dressing makes this amazing dish doable on any weeknight. And the pineapple-y salad easily caps off dinner. You can broil the beef, too, but we live in the South where people grill pretty much all year long. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North Carolina
Sesame Beef Skewers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 6 tablespoons sesame ginger salad dressing, divided
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • 2 medium apples, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted


  1. In a bowl, toss beef with 3 tablespoons dressing and soy sauce; let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine pineapple, apples, chili sauce, lime juice and pepper; toss to combine.
  2. Thread beef onto 4 metal or soaked wooden skewers; discard remaining marinade. Grill kabobs, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat until desired doneness, 7-9 minutes, turning occasionally; brush generously with remaining dressing during the last 3 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with pineapple mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 kabob with 1 cup salad: 311 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.