Cheap & Healthy: Five-Spice Beef Kabobs

Asian food has never got this tasty this cheap. This recipe will work for ANY foodie on a budget!

This week's Cheap & Healthy recipe is:

Five-Spice Kabobs

$2.43 per serving

213 calories per serving

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 pound beef flank steak or boneless beef sirloin
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 6 ounce carton plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 small limes
  • Fresh mint leaves


  1. Thinly slice steak across grain. In medium bowl combine beef, soy sauce, and five-spice powder; toss to coat beef. Thread beef on skewers (soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes before threading).
  2. For charcoal or gas grill, grill kabobs on rack of covered grill directly over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes or to desired doneness, turning once.
  3. Meanwhile, in small bowl combine yogurt and snipped mint. From one lime, finely shred 1 tsp. peel. Juice the lime. Stir peel and 1 Tbsp. juice in to yogurt. Cut remaining lime in wedges, if desired. Serve kabobs with yogurt sauce, mint, and lime.
  4. Serve skewers with yogurt sauce and lime wedges. Top with additional fresh mint.

Big thank you to Better Homes and Gardens for the recipe! :) 

Enjoy your delish Asian dish!


Until next time,