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Lemongrass Beef Skewers

Lemongrass Beef Skewers – amazing and juicy beef skewers grilled to perfection. A must-have for family gathering or parties!

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 15 minutes
    •    Cook time: 15 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves about 22 skewers


    •    20-22 wooden skewers
    •    1.5 pounds top sirloin steak

For the marinade:

    •    1/4 tsp salt
    •    3 tbsps sugar
    •    3 tbsps fish sauce
    •    2 tbsps minced garlic
    •    1 1/2 tbsps sesame oil
    •    1/4 cup minced shallot
    •    2 tbsps sweet soy sauce
    •    1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    •    1/3 cup minced fresh lemongrass, white part only

For the garnish:

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


  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.

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.

This great family recipe is thanks to RASA MALAYSIA Recipes at


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