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Beef Pineapple Teriyaki Skewers

Prep: 15 min | Cook: 15 min | Total: 1 hr 30 min | Servings:6..

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Beef Pineapple Teriyaki Skewers
Beef Pineapple Teriyaki Skewers
Beef Pineapple Teriyaki Skewers
Sometimes I like to play with fire, and I don't mean the hot orange and blue stuff. There are things that most people following a low carb way of eating probably shouldn't eat a lot of, even if it's a whole natural food. Obvious ones are potatoes and rice, but fruits often fall into that list of taboos. Pineapple is amongst one of the sugary sweetest fruits out there! But ...

BUT! ... I consider this to be a small appetizer. Just don't eat too much! Being an appetizer, the portions are small and the pineapple is tiny. Portion control is built into the dish. It's just enough to satisfy any sweet tropical cravings that you may have been having, without much of an impact on your blood sugars.

This is a sweet grilled beef and teriyaki skewer, where the teriyaki is sugar free, but the pineapple's natural fruit sugars can get a NICE rich charring for that deep glazy caramelized flavor.

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IngredientsCaloriesFatProteinCarbsFiberSA'sNet Carbs
1 1/2 lb (681g)  beef tenderloin, sirloin or ribeye, cut into bite-sized cubes1680123133.50000
1/4 cup (59.15g)  sugar free teriyaki (recipe)89.440.121.3328.16.41512.76
3/4 lb (340.5g)  fresh pineapple, cut into 36 cubes153.26.342.0440.15.1035
18 each (0g)  bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes0000000
salt, pepper and chili flakes, to taste0000000
2 tbsp (28g)  coconut oil, for grilling (Buy Now) 2402400000
2 tbsp (24g)  sesame seeds, toasted135.611.524.086.243.3602.88
Totals (of 6 Servings):2298.3158.98g140.95g74.5g8.86g15g50.64g
Per Serving:383.0526.5g23.49g12.42g1.48g2.5g8.44g *

Method:

  1. Mix together the beef, pineapple and teriyaki in a bowl.
  2. Let marinade in the refrigerator for an hour.
  3. Skewer one cube of pineapple, per skewer. Follow this with 2 or 3 cubes of beef.
  4. Pre-heat a grill.
  5. Season the beef with salt, black pepper and chili flakes.
  6. Once the grill is hot, brush it with coconut oil and quickly place your beef on the grill.
  7. Grill each skewer, until it's nicely seared and cooked to your desired doneness.
  8. Serve!

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