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August 28th, 2012 12 Comments

Lemongrass Beef Skewers

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Lemongrass Beef Skewers Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 12 minutes | Yields: 20-22 skewers

Ingredients:

1.5 pounds top sirloin steak
20-22 wooden skewers

Marinade:

1/3 cup minced fresh lemongrass (white part only)
1/4 cup minced shallot
2 tablespoons minced garlic
3 tablespoons fish sauce
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons sweet soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

Garnish:

1/4 cup roasted peanut, crushed
1/4 cup slightly sautéed scallion

Method:

Slice the steak into small thin pieces approximately 3/4″ square and 1/4″ thick.

Combine all the ingredients for the Marinade. Add the Marinade to the meat and mix well. Marinate for at least 1 hour.

Soak the wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes. Insert the meat through the wooden skewers.

Heat up the grill. Grill the meat for at least 2-3 minutes on each side, or until desired tenderness.

Garnish the Lemongrass Beef Skewers with bits of crushed peanuts and sautéed scallion before serving.

Cook’s Note:

To make the sautéed scallion, heat up a non-stick pan with 2 teaspoons cooking oil. When the oil is hot, add in the 1/4 chopped scallions. Add salt to taste. Slightly sautéed for 1 minute.

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12 comments... read them below or add one

  1. Cate says:

    Too funny- I just made and posted grilled lemongrass beef a couple days ago! I love how flavorful the beef gets with just a simple marinade. Next time I’ll have to make the sauteed scallions for topping the skewers… I’m sure it makes them even better :)

  2. sheila tf says:

    Hi, Our local markets don’t carry lemongrass. However, they do have the lemongrass in the tubes. Any thoughts of using that instead? Thanks!

  3. Jules says:

    I like the combination of fish sauce and lemongrass. Can’t go wrong with them.

  4. tisse's mom says:

    Hey Bee,

    what is your favorite Banh Mi stop in little saigon????
    thanks and keep up the great job!!!

  5. Semoga Malaysia terus aman, makmur & sejahtera… Merdeka! =)

  6. Vietnamese Nem Nuong and Chicken Tikka:)

  7. Francesca says:

    Great recipe! Made it along with mu ping and Thai grilled chicken skewers from SheSimmers. We’re going to make them again tonight!

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