Diabetic Thai Beef Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Diabetic Thai Beef Satay With Spicy Peanut Sauce Recipe

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Nutritional Facts

Servings 6
Per serving
Calories 296
Carbohydrates 12 g
Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7 g
Protein 25 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Potassium 588 mg
Sodium 588 mg
Added Sugars 1 g
Exchanges 1 vegetable
3 lean meat
2 fat
Carbohydrate Servings 1
Zinc (36% daily value)
Potassium (17% d v)


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  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    finely chopped lemongrass, tender inner stalk only or 2 teaspoons freshly grated lime zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    splend/brown sugar blend
  • 1 tsp
    ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb
    skirt steak, flank or other beef steak, trimmed

  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 2 tsp
    peanut oil, or canola oil
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp
    finely chopped lemongrass, tender inner stalk only, or freshly grated lime zest
  • 1/2 c
    “lite” coconut milk
  • 1/4 c
    unsalted natural peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    splenda/brown sugar blend
  • 1 tsp
    asian chile sauce, such as sriracha, or other hot sauce

How to Make Diabetic Thai Beef Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce


  2. Combine lime juice, lemongrass (or lime zest), soy sauce, fish sauce, garlic, ginger, Splenda/brown sugar blend, turmeric, coriander, cumin and pepper in a small bowl
  3. Cut steak on the bias across the grain into thin, 1- to 2-inch-wide strips.
  4. Put it in a sealable gallon-size plastic bag
  5. Add the marinade
  6. Squeeze as much air outta the bag as possible, & seal it
  7. Slosh it around to cover all the steak
  8. Plop it in a dish
  9. Stick it in the fridge overnight
  11. Combine onion and oil in a small saucepan
  12. Cover and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 5 minutes.
  13. Stir in garlic, ginger and lemongrass (or lime zest);
  14. Cook, stirring frequently and reducing the heat as necessary to prevent over browning, 2 minutes more.
  15. Add coconut milk, peanut butter, fish sauce, ketchup, lime juice, Splenda/brown sugar blend and hot sauce
  16. Cook, stirring, until well blended.
  17. If necessary, thin with a little water to the desired consistency
  18. Adjust seasoning with lime juice, Splenda/brown sugar blend and/or hot sauce
  19. Cover, & stick it in the fridge overnight
  21. Preheat a gas grill to medium heat or prepare a medium-heat fire in a charcoal grill.
  22. Take the steak outta the marinade, & pitch the marinade
  23. Thread onto soaked skewers 1 strip per skewer.
  24. Grill, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium.
  25. Warm the dipping sauce, if you want
  26. Serve the satays with the sauce

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About Diabetic Thai Beef Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Thai
Dietary Needs: Diabetic

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