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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Lime-Marinated Skirt Steak & Chili-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

Lime-Marinated Skirt Steak
From Everyday Food

Serves 4
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes

Per serving:
354 calories;
22.4 grams fat;
34.5 grams protein;
1.8 grams carbohydrates;
0.2 gram fiber

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 jalapeño chile (ribs and seeds removed for less heat, if desired), chopped
1 ½ pounds skirt steak, cut to fit skillet
1 lime, cut into wedges, for garnish (optional)

1. In blender, combine lime juice, soy sauce, garlic, and jalapeño; purée until smooth. Transfer to a shallow dish or large resealable plastic bag. Toss with steak to coat. Let stand at least 30 minutes, and no more than 2 hours, to infuse with flavor.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high, until very hot. Cook steak, in two batches if necessary, until browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing thinly. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Chili-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges
From Everyday Food

Serves 4
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

Per serving:
191 calories;
3.6 grams fat;
2.8 grams protein;
37.8 grams carbohydrates;
5.4 grams fiber

1 ½ pounds (2 to 3 medium) sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
Coarse salt and ground pepper

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Cut each potato lengthwise into 8 wedges; halve long wedges crosswise.

2. On a large rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper, toss potatoes with oil, sugar, chili powder, 1 teaspoon coarse salt, and ¼ teaspoon ground pepper, until coated. Arrange wedges, cut sides down.

3. Roast potatoes until browned and tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Season with additional salt, if desired, before serving.


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