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postheadericon Grilled Japanese Steak

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Grilled Japanese Steak is a delicious but time consuming preparation for beef skirt steak in a citrus marinade with an onion-Ponzu sauce topping. You may want this one as a keeper for your special events and holiday cookout meals. I would suggest some help in the kitchen to cut down on the workload and allow plenty of time to do ahead of your scheduled serving time. You will need a lot of cutting and chopping for the many ingredients and (4 to 24 hours) to marinade. Once this is served your guests will think they are eating at a Japanese steak house! This is also a low calories, low carbohydrates, low fat, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6-8) servings. Grilled Japanese Steak will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.


(1-1/2-2 lbs) beef skirt or flank steak
2 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 Tbsp garlic oil
2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic
2 Tbsp finely chopped lemon grass
2 Tbsp agave nectar
2 shallots, finely chopped
1/3 cup finely chopped green onions
1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/3 cup water
3 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp orange juice
3 Tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
2 Tbsp agave nectar
2 Tbsp pineapple juice
1 Tbsp garlic oil
1 fresh Serrano pepper, stemmed, halved, seeded, sliced
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postheadericon Chicken Teriyaki Kabobs

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Chicken Teriyaki Kabobs is an easy and delicious grilling recipe for an Oriental style meal. Features include: A made from scratch marinade, chicken, green peppers, pineapple, zucchini and cherry tomatoes. This could be a delicious Oriental meal option for your summer grilling options. Perfect for holidays such as: Independence Day, Father’s Day and/or family gatherings. Total recipe time is 3 Hours-50 Minutes. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus) per serving recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Chicken Teriyaki Kabobs will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.chicken-teriyaki-kabobs

Prep Time: 30 Minutes:
Cooking Time: 15-20 Minutes.
Total Time: 3 Hours, 50 Minutes.


For Marinade:

1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
3 tbap ketchup
1 tsp finely chopped fresh garlic

For: Kabobs:

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into about 32 (1″) pieces
8 (1″) pineapple chunks
8 cherry tomatoes
1 small green bell pepper, cut into 8 (1″) pieces
1 small zucchini, cut into 8 (1″) pieces
4 skewers
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postheadericon Honey-Orange Chicken

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Honey-Orange Chicken is a delicious Japanese-style option for barbecued chicken drumsticks. Honey, garlic, ginger, crushed red pepper, soy sauce and sesame seeds are combined together for a spicy, syrupy coating for this delicious Oriental-style chicken cooked in the slow cooker. This also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, gluten-free and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (7 SmartsPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Honey-Orange Chicken will be lovedhoney-orange-chicken by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 45 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3 Hours.


1/3 cup honey
2 tsp orange zest
2 tbsp orange juice
3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce or tamari sauce (See Note**).

3 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 tbsp minced fresh ginger
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
12 medium size chicken drumsticks (3 to 3-1/2 lbs), skin removed (See Tip*)
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
2 tsp toasted sesame seeds

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postheadericon Chicken-Vegetable Stir-Fry

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Chicken-Vegetable Stir-Fry is a delicious low fat, low sugars, WeightWatchers (9) PointsPlus+ recipe. Ingredients include bell peppers, snow peas, tomatoes, mushrooms, green onions, garlic, chicken broth, soy sauce, rice and seasoned with red pepper flakes and ginger. A very tasty dish and no one will be able to tell it is a diet recipe. Makes 4 servings. Chicken-Vegetable Stir-Fry will be loved by your family and guests.chicken-vegetable-stir-fry


Non-Stick cooking spray
1 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ pieces
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 medium size green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
4 green onions, cut into 1″ lengths
4 oz fresh mushrooms, quartered (4 oz = about 1 cup)
2 medium size garlic cloves, minced (about 1 tsp)
1/2 cup chicken broth
6 oz fresh, or thawed frozen snow peas
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half


1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, place chicken in a medium size bowl. Add soy sauce, cornstarch, ginger and red pepper; mix well.

2. Spray a large skillet or wok with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Remove vegetables from skillet; cover to keep warm.

3. Add chicken mixture to same skillet; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink. Add broth; stir to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet. Stir in snow peas; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes and cooked vegetables; cook an additional minute or until heated through, stirring frequently. Serve over the rice.

YIELD: 4 servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 9
Carb Choices: 3

Calories: 386. Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 72mg, Sodium 651mg, Sugars 4g, Carbohydrates 51g, Fiber 3g, Protein 33g

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postheadericon Grilled Shrimp and Peas

4.67 avg. rating (91% score) - 6 votes

Grilled Shrimp and Peas is an easy and delicious recipe for your spring and summer grilling menu. You know what a stir-fry is and this is similar, but it is a grill-fry. Shrimp, onions, sugar-snap peas, and bell peppers seasoned in soy sauce and ginger make up the main ingredients. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Total time from start to finish is only (35) minutes. Makes 4 Servings. Grilled Shrimp and Peas will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.grilled-shrimp-peas

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.


1/2 cup each coarsely chopped red and yellow bell peppers
1/2 cup sliced red onions
1/4 cup creamy Catalina salad dressing, divided
(1 lb) large uncooked, deveined, peeled shrimp
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tsp grated gingerroot
1-1/2 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed


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