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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 167.0
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.0 mg
  • Sodium: 155.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 24.4 g

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Grilled Lemongrass Beef


Grilled Lemongrass Beef RECIPE

Introduction

If you've never cooked with lemongrass, try it out in this yummy main course. If you've never cooked with lemongrass, try it out in this yummy main course.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients



    • 2 lbs. sirloin tip, cut in 1/8" thick slices

    • 1/2 cup peeled fresh lemongrass, chopped

    • 1/3 cup shallots, chopped

    • 1/2 tablespoon Vietnamese fish sauce (otherwise known as "Nuoc mam" or "Mam pla")

    • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar

    • 2 teaspoons olive oil

    • 6 medium garlice cloves, smashed

    • 2 serrano chiles, seeded and chopped

    • low fat cooking spray


Directions

1. In a food processor, combine lemongrass, shallots, fish sauce, sugar, oil, salt, garlic and chiles. Process for 1 minute or until smooth.



2. In a small bowl, add beef and lemongrass mixture and stir to coat evenly. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for about 2-3 hours.



3. Prepare grill. Remove beef from bowl and discard extra marinade. Coat the grill with low fat cooking spray then grill the beef on each side for about 1 minute or until desired doneness.



Serves 8.



Reprinted with permission by Public Health Seattle & King County





TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was great, even the kids liked it. I couldn't find fresh lemongrass in my grocery store, so I had used the already ground up stuff that comes in a tube. Instead of grilling, I put it in my wok and stir fried it with a little sesame oil. Tasted Great! - 1/2/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    As alemongrass enthusiast I like this recipe. It gives a pleasant taste to beef. - 2/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was amazing! I will absolutely be making this one again and again. Extremely tasty & satisfying! - 1/21/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This has become a family favorite. I don't slice the beef, but rather just marinate small sirloin steaks in the marinade and then grill them. - 6/27/09

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This sounds really good. My mom makes something similar with soy sauce and lime. The flavors blended together with the beef are delicious! - 2/11/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Extremely flavorful with a nice kick. - 6/4/07

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I enjoyed the flavor of the beef. I love Thai food, but my family was not digging it. I would prepare your family that the taste will be quite different from a usual steak marinade. - 3/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    INCREDIBLE flavor!!! Served over bed of Jasmine rice at our house. Easy to make, & satisfying. If you can't find fresh lemon grass, look for it in the spice section -- it's still quite good, just slightly stronger. - 3/8/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was fantastic! Such a great flavor for the beef, yummy! - 3/1/09

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  • I love lemongrass, so when I saw the recipe, I was intrigued. This is excellent. Will make it again. - 3/12/13

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  • This was fantastic. I had to use this weird lemongrass paste because I couldn't find fresh lemongrass at the store, but it still came out really well with a ton of flavor. - 1/12/13

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  • Excellent flavor on the marinade, only substitution I used was soy sauce instead of the fish sauce. Read reviews saying fish sauce actually tasted like fish and I didn't want to chance it. Only thing I have to say is that this recipe is confusing because it lists it as 1 serving yet says serves 8? - 1/6/13

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  • Very good! I sauteed it with red bell peppers and shredded carrots then served it with rice. - 3/28/12

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  • Very good, I only had 1.5 hours to marinate and it still turned out great. Next time I'll marinate double the time (I'll be prepared!). - 11/13/11

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  • I have looked for Lemongrass (Potted) but can't seem to find it...any suggestions as to where to look for it? - 9/28/11

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  • I fond that even after marinading for 4 hours that the meat was kind of plain. Besides I have a tough time serving sirloin tip. If I cook it long enough to make my wife happy, it's way too tough. - 9/11/11

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  • Will definitely make again! - 8/2/11

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  • Abosuletly excellent! - 8/2/11

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  • tastes like Chinese Food--I liked it! - 7/12/11

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  • Delicious - 7/12/11

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  • this is very bright tasting .fresh and all round good taste. - 7/12/11

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  • Great dish, family favorite - 7/12/11

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  • We grow lemongrass as a natural deterrent for mosquitos - I have it in pots all around my deck because I am unable to use any sprays for insects. This recipe was great and it was the first i've seen using lemongrass! - 7/12/11

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  • My husband and kids could not stop complementing this recipe. I was a little concerned about the serrano peppers being too hot for my kids, so I opted to marinate this for only 30 minutes. I also grilled the whole tri-tip, vs. pre-slicing, opting to slice it afterward. Incredible! - 1/2/11

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  • Too much work for little return on the flavor. - 10/10/10

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  • Excellent!!!!!!! - 9/2/10

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  • So, I didn't have all the ingredients and had to modify. Instead of lemon grass I used fresh ginger. I used 1/4 cup of splenda instead of sugar. Instead of fish oil I used cooking wine. Instead of chili I used Sriracha sauce.

    Grilled it and it came out great. - 8/27/10

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  • SOOO tasty! - 7/19/10

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  • My husband and I both loved this dish and we will definitely make it again! - 7/8/10

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  • loved it! Even my sons went back for more. First time I heard the 12 year old say he liked something other than pasta... Swapped fish sauce for 1T vinegar and 1T cooking wine. - 6/13/10

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  • I tried it and my family liked it. - 4/13/10

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love beef...Where's the beef, remember that commercial? The little ol lady. - 2/11/10

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Will try as soon as I find lemon grass - 2/11/10

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this looks really good! - 2/11/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have never used lemongrass, but am willing to look for it and to try this recipe. - 2/11/10

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    will cook soon - 2/11/10

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    will try - 2/11/10

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I can never find lemongrass here. - 2/14/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This sounds like a good recipe to try when we are back to grilling outside. - 2/13/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This recipe looks great. Can't wait to try it tonight. - 2/12/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Different, but appealing! We see chicken with lemon so often but rarely any lemon flavors with beef. - 2/11/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    sounds good - 2/11/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious. - 2/11/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is one of my favorite dishes, but I've never tried to make it. This looks nice and easy! Will definitely be trying!! - 2/11/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This sounds wonderful! I will try it ASAP! Thanks! - 2/11/09

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