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Lemongrass Ground Beef Skewers

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"Great flavor combinations in these simple, fast, and economic kabobs."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 392 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (12 meatballs)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Place lemon grass, onion, and garlic in the container of an electric blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process until finely chopped, about 10 seconds. Scrape lemon grass mixture into a bowl, and stir in beef, salt, pepper, sugar, cornstarch, oyster sauce, and sesame oil.
  3. Form meat mixture into 12 meatballs. Thread onto skewers.
  4. Cook on the preheated grill until the meatballs are well done, about 7 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 392 calories; 24.8 g fat; 8.3 g carbohydrates; 32.1 g protein; 111 mg cholesterol; 709 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Made a lot of changes. First we didn't grill them. It was a freaking 13 below outside. I fried them until they were brown on the outside and then tossed them into the crockpot with the Rice Vine...

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Like one of the other reviews, I added fresh ginger and used soy sauce instead of salt. I also didn't have oyster sauce, so used black been sauce instead. Flavor was pretty good, but trying to...

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Made a lot of changes. First we didn't grill them. It was a freaking 13 below outside. I fried them until they were brown on the outside and then tossed them into the crockpot with the Rice Vine...

This recipe is wonderful. Added soya sauce instead of salt like other users ... had no cornstarch so I added 2 tsp. rice flour ... some fresh thyme and basil from my garden. Then I refrigerate...

I added fresh ginger and substituted soy sauce for the salt. The substitution was a mistake and made the meatballs too moist. Other than that, they tasted great. The flavors work really well ...

Like one of the other reviews, I added fresh ginger and used soy sauce instead of salt. I also didn't have oyster sauce, so used black been sauce instead. Flavor was pretty good, but trying to...

Great flavor.

broiled them and they were great. I did not add the full amount of lemon grass

While the flavors in this were great, I found my meatballs to be quite fibrous? Maybe I dont know how to prepare lemongrass. I just chopped up the whole stalk and then blended with the onion a...

These are tasty as written, but require very young, tender lemon grass to make I like to add very finely ground pork and use rice flour, but that's another story. For those who are just learnin...

Tried these meatballs as I love lemongrass! Used a puree lemongrass as the stalks weren't available. Pureed the lemongrass, onions and garlic and think it would have been better had a I coarsely...