Beef skewers

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This Japanese spin on fast food begins with cubes of boneless beef strip loin and pieces of red bell pepper that you thread onto skewers and soak in a sweet-salty marinade of soy sauce, brown sugar, black pepper and ponzu sauce (an all-purpose vinaigrette you can buy in Japanese markets or easily make yourself). When it's time to eat, grill the meat-and-vegetable kebabs for four minutes on each side.

Get the recipe: Beef Skewers with Yakitori Marinade