Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

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If you love beef and broccoli stir fry, you’ll love these soy-marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers! A delicious summer dinner idea!

Asian Beef and Broccoli Skewers

We are steak lovers in my house, especially my husband. Anytime he orders Asian food, he usually gets broccoli beef. So, it was no surprise that this Beef and Broccoli Skewer recipe was a big hit in my house! They would be a great addition to whatever you’re grilling for any summer dinner. To make it a meal, serve them over rice with more scallions. If you’re having a BBQ, serve them as an appetizer! More grilled beef recipes you should try are these Steak Kebabs with Chimichurri, Grilled Steak Fajitas or this Grilled Flank Steak with Tomatoes.

Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

Like Stir Fry Beef and Broccoli, Only on Skewers!

Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

I love having people over and grilling during the summer, and I know these grilled beef skewers will be a hit at my next gathering. Here’s why:

  • Tasty: The beef and broccoli marinade is a delicious blend of savory and tangy flavors
  • Easy to Prepare: With a simple marinade and quick grilling time, these skewers are perfect for a convenient weeknight dinner or a hassle-free weekend barbecue.
  • Healthy: The beef provides protein, and the broccoli has fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin K.
  • Dietary Restrictions: These beef skewers are dairy- free, high protein, and Weight Watchers-friendly. They can easily be made gluten-free using gluten-free tamari.

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Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

What is the best cut of beef for skewers?

NY strip steak has the perfect amount of marbling to make these Asian-inspired beef skewers juicy. Leaner sirloin would be too dry.

Beef and Broccoli Skewers Ingredients

Below is everything you need to make this healthy beef and broccoli skewer recipe. Scroll to the bottom to see the exact measurements.

  • Soy Sauce for a rich umami flavor. Use gluten-free tamari to make the GF.
  • Rice Wine Vinegar provides a subtle tanginess.
  • Honey’s sweetness balances the saltiness and acidity.
  • Sesame Oil adds a nutty taste.
  • Aromatics: Grated garlic and ginger
  • Salt and Black Pepper ensure the beef is well seasoned.
  • Steak: Trim the fat off New York strip steak and cut it into 1-inch pieces.
  • Broccoli: Cut the broccoli into florets, making sure they are about the same size so they cook evenly.
  • Scallions: Cut the white and light green parts into 1-inch pieces.

How to Make Beef Skewers

These easy beef and broccoli skewers cook in under 10 minutes! For the complete instructions, see the recipe card below.

Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

Make the marinade.

Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

Thread the marinated beef, broccoli and scallions on the skewers.

Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

Brush with reserved marinade. Grill the skewers 3 to 4 minutes on each side.

  1. Beef and Broccoli Marinade: Whisk the marinade ingredients in a medium bowl. Then, pour half into another bowl.
  2. Marinate the Beef: Add the meat to one of the bowls and toss to coat. Let it marinate for 30 minutes at room temperature or cover and refrigerate it for up to 8 hours.
  3. Soak wooden skewers (if using) in water for at least 20 minutes so they don’t burn on the grill.
  4. Assemble the Skewers: Thread a scallion, broccoli floret, and beef on a skewer. Repeat with another layer, ending with 1 last scallion. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 8 skewers.
  5. Broccoli and Beef Sauce: Brush the skewers with the reserved marinade and season with salt and pepper.
  6. How to Grill Beef Skewers: Set the grill to high heat and oil the grates. Grill the skewers to your desired doneness, 3 to 4 minutes on each side for medium-rare, brushing with the remaining marinade.
  7. How to Broil Beef Skewers: Heat the broiler to high and set the rack about 6 inches away. Set the kebabs on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil for about 4 minutes on each side for medium-rare or longer to your desired doneness, brushing with the remaining marinade.
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Variations

  • Vegetables: If you want to add more veggies or swap out the broccoli, try them with cubed eggplant or mushrooms.
  • Meat: Substitute flank steak or 1-inch pieces of chicken thighs.
  • Soy Sauce: Use low-sodium tamari for gluten-free or coconut aminos for soy-free.
  • Vinegar: Replace rice wine vinegar with apple cider vinegar.

Side Dish Suggestions

  • Carbs: Serve the broccoli beef skewers with rice, quinoa, udon noodles, or rice noodles.
  • Veggies: Pair them with this Asian Slaw with Mango, a green salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing, or Spicy Garlic Edamame.
  • Rice Bowl: Top white rice or brown rice with the beef, broccoli, and scallions, and add sliced cucumbers and sesame seeds.

Storage

  • Refrigerator: Leftover beef and broccoli will last 4 days in the fridge.
  • Freezer: Remove the food from the skewers and freeze in an airtight container for 3 months.
  • Reheat: Thaw in the fridge and microwave until warm.

Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

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Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

5 Cals:199 Protein:29.5 Carbs:11 Fat:5 If you love beef and broccoli stir fry, you’ll love these soy-marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers! Course: Appetizer, Dinner Cuisine: Asian

Soy-Marinated Beef and Broccoli Skewers

Prep: 10 minutes minsCook: 8 minutes minsmarinade time: 30 minutes minsTotal: 48 minutes mins Print Rate Pin Save Saved! WW Points Yield: 4 servings Serving Size: 2 skewers 1x2x3x

Equipment

  • 8 wooden or metal skewers

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce, use low-sodium tamari for gluten-free or coconut aminos for soy-free
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 16 ounces trimmed NY strip steak, 1 inch-thick, cut into 16 cubes
  • 1 large head broccoli
  • 6 to 8 medium scallions, white and light green parts only, cut into 1 inch pieces

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, vinegar, honey, sesame oil, garlic, ginger and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt. Season with black pepper.
  • Divide the marinade between 2 medium bowls. Add the meat to 1 bowl and toss to coat. Leave to marinate for 30 minutes at room temperature, stirring occasionally, or cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.
  • Separate the broccoli into 16 florets (you may have some extra broccoli). They should each be 1 to 1 1/2 inches, cut any particularly big florets in half and trim the stems.
  • Meanwhile, if using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 20 minutes so they don’t burn on the grill. Drain before threading the skewers.
  • When the meat is ready, make the skewers: Thread 1 piece scallion perpendicular to the skewer, then carefully thread 1 broccoli floret onto the skewer, then 1 piece of beef. Repeat with another layer of scallion, broccoli, beef, then finish with the last of the scallion. Repeat with all the ingredients to make 8 skewers.
  • Brush the skewers generously with the reserved marinade then season with a pinch of salt and black pepper.
  • To grill: Prepare the grill on high heat. Grill the skewers to desired doneness, about 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare, brushing with the remaining marinade. Serve right away.
  • To broil: Heat the broiler to high and position the rack about six inches away. Line a baking sheet with foil and add the skewers. Broil until the meat is cooked to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium-rare, brushing with the remaining marinade.

Nutrition

Serving: 2 skewers, Calories: 199 kcal, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 29.5 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1.5 g, Cholesterol: 62.5 mg, Sodium: 883 mg, Fiber: 2 g, Sugar: 6 g

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