Lemongrass Beef Skewers Recipe

Lemongrass Beef Skewers – amazing and juicy beef skewers grilled to perfection. A must-have for summer! | rasamalaysia.com

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 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

Instructions

  1. Slice the steak into small thin pieces approximately 3/4" square and 1/4" thick.
  2. Combine all the ingredients for the Marinade. Add the Marinade to the meat and mix well. Marinate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Soak the wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes. Insert the meat through the wooden skewers.
  4. Heat up the grill. Grill the meat for at least 2-3 minutes on each side, or until desired tenderness.
  5. Garnish the Lemongrass Beef Skewers with bits of crushed peanuts and sautéed scallion before serving.

Recipe Notes

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.