Satay Beef



  • 1 pound beef (chilled, cut into thin pieces)
  • 10 shallots
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 4 stalks lemongrass (sliced)
  • 2 galangal (slcs, an asian root found, in most asian grocery stores)
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons sugar (up to 5)
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons seeds (Cariander)
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 15 shallots
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 2 stalks lemongrass
  • 30 dried chile
  • 5 tablespoons chili paste
  • 4 slices galangal
  • 16 ounces ground peanut
  • 1 ounce oil
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 10 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
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    1. Preparation Pound the shallots, garlic, tumeric powder, lemongrass and galangal into a smooth paste. In a separate bowl, mix the dark soy, salt, sugar and oil. Mix into the paste. Fry the coriander seeds and cumin over a low heat for five minutes until fragrant. Pound to a fine powder while still hot.
    2. Rub paste mixture into the beef. Sprinkle the coriander and cumin powder over the beef and mix thoroughly. Marinate beef for 1 hour. Thread seasoned meat on to satay sticks or fine metal skewers. Grill over charcoal fire or under hot grill. Baste with an oil and water mixture to keep beef moist.
    3. Preparation Pound shallots, garlic, lemongrass, chilies (or chili paste) and galangal into a fine paste. Boil pounded peanuts with 32 fl. oz. water over low heat until thick. Stir constantly for about 1/2 hour and set aside.
    4. Heat oil in wok and fry shallot paste until fragrant and oil seeps through the paste. Add paste to peanut mixture. Add salt, sugar and lime juice or tamarind water. Boil sauce over a low heat for 5-7 minutes until sugar is dissolved, stirring constantly. Cool peanut sauce and serve separately with barbecued beef and garnish with cucumber and onion wedges.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium122% DV2930mg
    Fat100% DV65g
    Protein102% DV52g
    Carbs49% DV148g
    Fiber40% DV10g
    Calories1300Calories from Fat590
    Total Fat65g100%
    Saturated Fat11g55%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat590
    Total Carbohydrate148g49%
    Dietary Fiber10g40%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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