Vietnamese Grilled Beef Wraps

Vietnamese Grilled Beef Wraps

FROM: Kingsford

PREP TIME: 15 minutes

COOK TIME: 15 minutes

SERVINGS: 6 servings

DESCRIPTION:

Tangy and spicy these beef wraps can be grilled on an indoor grill or a barbecue.

INGREDIENTS:

1 1/2 pounds beef flank steak
grated peel of 2 lemons
juice of 2 lemons
6 tablespoons sugar -- divided
2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
1 1/4 teaspoons salt -- divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
12 rice paper circles (8 inch)
6 lettuce leaves
1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves
star fruit slices
red bell pepper strips
orange peel strips

DIRECTIONS:

Cut beef across the grain into thin slices. Combine lemon peel, juice, 2 tablespoons sugar, sesame oil, 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper in medium bowl. Add beef; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
Combine water, vinegar, remaining 4 tablespoons sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt in small saucepan; bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes without stirring until syrupy. Stir in crushed red pepper; set aside.
Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Thread beef onto metal or wooden skewers. (Soak wooden skewers in hot water 30 minutes to prevent burning.) Grill beef over medium-hot briquets about 3 minutes per side until cooked through.
Soak rice paper in water for one minute Place lettuce, beef, mint and cilantro on rice paper; drizzle with vinegar mixture. Roll rice paper to enclose filling. Garnish with star fruit, bell pepper and orange peel strips.

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