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Beef Satay


  • 3 tb Corn oil
  • 1 sm Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 ts Hot chili powder
  • 1 1/2 ts Curry Powder
  • 1 1/4 c Water
  • 2/3 c Crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 ts Light brown sugar
  • 2 ts Dark soy sauce
  • 1 ts Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 lb Boneless sirloin steak
  • Lemon pieces (opt) Fresh cilantro sprigs (opt) To make peanut sauce, 


  • Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a saucepan. Add onion and garlic and fry gently until golden. 
  • Stir in chili powder, Curry Powder, water, peanut butter and brown sugar. Bring to a boil; simmer gently until thickened.
  • Stir in soy sauce and lemon juice, then salt and pepper.
  • Turn mixture into a serving dish. Preheat broiler. Grease a broiler pan.
  • Trim and cut meat in 1/2″ cubes. Thread (not too tightly) onto 8 bamboo skewers, leaving a space at each end for holding.
  • Cover ends with small pieces of foil to prevent burning.
  • Place skewers in greased broiler pan. Brush with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. 
  • Cook under preheated broiler 10-15 minutes until golden and cooked through.
  • Turn and brush frequently with oil during cooking. Garnish with lemon pieces and cilantro sprigs, if desired, and serve hot with peanut sauce.