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Lemon Grass and Beef Skewers    

HT  BBQ  HD 25mins plus marinating


Serves   4    Hot    Barbecue   Beef   Hors d’oeuvre  Starter  Appetizer  Dairy Free  Eggless



350g/12oz Beef Steak, fillet, rump or sirloin
2 teasp Sugar
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
2 Stems Lemon Grass, finely chopped
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
1 teasp Sesame Seeds
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Lettuce to serve
4 Spring Onions, thinly sliced on the diagonal to garnish
Fresh Coriander sprigs to garnish




1.   Slice the beef into long thin strips.


2. Place all the ingredients in a shallow dish and mix together using your hands until well combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.


3. After the marinating time, thread meat onto pre-soaked wooden skewers, accordion style. Grill over medium coals for 15 to 20 minutes, turning 3 or 4 times and basting with any remaining marinade.


4. To serve - arrange lettuce leaves on a serving platter and place the skewers on top. Garnish with coriander sprigs and spring onion slices. Serve hot.


Main equipment required to make this Recipe

Mixing Bowl


Basting/pastry brush


Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Marinate - To soak foods in a marinade to enhance the flavour. It also sometimes has the effect of tenderising foods such as meat.

Baste - To moisten with the pan juices or other liquid during cooking. This aids in moisture retention.

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