Find the noodles and sambal on the ethnic aisle at the supermarket or in an Asian market.
Yield:4 servings (serving size: 2 skewers and 1/2 cup noodles)
Price: $2.49 per serving
5 tablespoonslower-sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoonssambal oelek (chile paste, such as Huy Fong)
1 tablespooncanola oil
1 tablespoonfresh lime juice
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 (1-pound) top sirloin steak, sliced against the grain into thin strips
8 ounceswide rice sticks
3 tablespoonsthinly sliced green onions
1. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.
2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a zip-top bag. Add beef to bag; seal. Marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes, turning once. Remove steak from bag; reserve marinade. Thread steak evenly onto 8 (8-inch) skewers. Grill 2 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Combine reserved marinade and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute.
3. Soak noodles in boiling water until tender; drain. Place noodles in a large bowl. Pour reserved marinade mixture over noodles; sprinkle with onions; toss. Serve with skewers.