Low-Calorie Meat Recipes

Low Calorie Meat Recipes

For those who are health -conscious, eating tasty food becomes a challenge. Most of the healthy foods are prepared without adding butter, cheese, sauces, and spices. Thanks to the constant innovation in food preparation, here are three recipes that are low in calories. Adding these to your everyday diet will keep you fit without missing out on the taste quotient. A single serving of the recipes below contains approximately 200 calories.

Low Calorie Meat Recipes
Low-Calorie Meat Recipes

Asian Beef Skewers

Inspired by the oriental spices, the ginger-flavored beef skewers are one of the best appetizers.

Ingredients

Flank steaks: 1 ½ pound

Hoisin sauce: 3 tablespoons

Sherry: 3 tablespoons

Soy sauce: 1/4 cup

Barbeque sauce: 1 teaspoon

Green onions: 2 (finely chopped)

Garlic: 2 cloves (minced)

Fresh ginger root: 1 tablespoon (minced)

Skewers

Method

Take a small bowl. Mix hoisin sauce, barbeque sauce, sherry, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and green onions. Now, cut the flank steak diagonally or across the fiber into ¼ inch slices. In a resealable plastic bag, place the slices and add the hoisin sauce mixture. Refrigerate overnight. Preheat the grill over high heat and thread the steaks on skewers. Brush a little oil in the grill grate. Grill the steaks for at least 3 minutes or as per your preference.

Low Calorie Meat Recipes
Low-Calorie Meat Recipes

Broccoli Beef

This one is perfect for a Sunday brunch when served with rice or bread. One can also have it without rice or bread.

Ingredients

All-purpose flour: ¼ cup

Beef broth: 1 (10.5 ounces) can

White sugar: 2 tablespoons

Soy sauce: 2 tablespoons

Round steak: 1 pound (boneless, cut into bite-size pieces)

Fresh ginger root: ¼ teaspoon (chopped)

Garlic: 1 clove (minced)

Fresh broccoli: 4 cups (chopped)

Method

Take a small bowl. Mix flour, sugar, broth, and soy sauce. Keep stirring until the sugar and flour dissolve. Place a large skillet over high heat. Add beef and stir cook for at least 4-5 minutes. Add the broth mixture and mix well. Add ginger, garlic, and broccoli. Bring it to boil and reduce heat. Simmer cook for 5-10 minutes. Serve it steaming hot when the sauce thickens. This recipe is going to steal the limelight when you place it on your dinner table.

Slow Cooker London Broil

The dominance of tomato soup, cream of mushroom soup and onion soup make this one a must-try.

Ingredients

Flank steak: 1 ½  pound

Condensed cream of mushroom soup: 1 can

Condensed tomato soup: 1 can Dry onion soup mix: 1 package

Dry onion soup mix: 1 package

Method

The usage of the slow cooker has made the preparation of London broil more interesting. To start with, place the meat at the bottom of the slow cooker. If it does not fit properly, you may choose to cut the meat into small slices. Now, take a saucepan and mix together the tomato and cream of mushroom soups. Pour the entire gravy over the beef. Sprinkle the dry onion soup mix. Then, cover the cooker and let it slow cook for 8-10 hours. This unique recipe is sure to make you a master chef when you serve it to your friends.

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