Strip Steak Skewers with Pear Slaw

With smoky strip steak and tart pear slaw, this recipe brings an irresistible combo of savory and sweet to your table. Recipe Courtesy of Chef Michelle, ALDI Test Kitchen.

Recipe: Strip Steak Skewers with Pear Slaw

Prep Time: 15 minutes (plus 30 minutes to marinate)

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes (plus 30 minutes to marinate)

Serves: 4


3 tablespoons Fusia Asian Inspirations Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce

3 tablespoons Tuscan Garden White Vinegar, divided

1½ teaspoons minced ginger, divided

1½ teaspoons minced garlic, divided

2 12-ounce USDA Choice Strip Steaks, ¼-inch sliced across the grain

3 tablespoons lime juice

2 tablespoons Carlini Canola Oil

1 teaspoon SimplyNature Organic Light Agave Nectar

½ teaspoon Stonemill Crushed Red Pepper

1 cup shredded cabbage

¼ cup shredded carrot

½ cup thinly sliced radish

¼ cup cilantro leaves

¼ cup chopped basil

¼ cup bias sliced green onion

¼ cup thinly sliced red onion

1 cup julienne cut pears, peeled

Stonemill Sea Salt Ginder, to taste

Stonemill Ground Black Pepper, to taste


  1. In a baking pan, soak 20 10-inch wood skewers in water. Reserve.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, 2 tablespoons vinegar, 1 teaspoon ginger and 1 teaspoon garlic.

  3. Trim the fat from the strip steak, then cut the steak across the grain into about 20 ¼-inch slices. In a resealable bag, combine the marinade and steak. Marinate for 30 minutes to overnight.

  4. Remove skewers from the water. Skewer the strip steak.

  5. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Cook the steak skewers for 2 minutes on each side. Remove and allow to cool. Reserve.

  6. In a large bowl, whisk together remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar, ½ teaspoon ginger, ½ teaspoon garlic, lime juice, oil, agave nectar and crushed red pepper. Add the cabbage, carrot, radish, cilantro, basil, green onion, red onion and pear. Toss until coated. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  7. Serve the skewers on the slaw.     

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 360 calories, 6g saturated fat, 100mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 4g sugars, 33g protein, Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 20%, Calcium 4%, Iron 25%