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By: Save Mart


Get ready to grill! This recipe is easy and fast, making it the perfect appetizer for a spring meal!


18 (6-inch) bamboo skewers
3 garlic cloves
11⁄4 cups unsweetened coconut milk
1⁄2 cup packed Sunny Select Light Brown Sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
11⁄2 tablespoons fish sauce
11⁄2 tablespoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1⁄4 teaspoon turmeric powder
11⁄2 pounds flank steak, sliced diagonally across the grain into 1⁄4-inch-thick slices
2 green onions, thinly sliced
3⁄4 cup smooth peanut butter
11⁄2 tablespoons less-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


Prep: 15 minutes plus standing and marinating

Grill: 4 minutes

Serves: 6


In wide, shallow dish, cover skewers with water and let stand 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in blender or food processor with knife blade attached, puree garlic, 3⁄4 cup coconut milk, brown sugar, lime juice, fish sauce, ginger and turmeric.

Thread beef onto skewers; place in medium, deep bowl. Pour 1⁄2 cup coconut milk mixture over beef skewers and rotate to coat evenly. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

In small saucepot, heat onions, peanut butter, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, remaining 1⁄2 cup coconut milk and remaining coconut milk mixture over low heat until mixture simmers, stirring occasionally with whisk. Cook 2 minutes; remove saucepot from heat and keep warm. Makes about 13⁄4 cups sauce.

Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Place skewers on hot grill rack and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked through, turning once. Serve beef sate with peanut sauce for dipping.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
531 Calories, 37g Fat (18g Saturated), 44mg Cholesterol, 374mg Sodium, 28g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 26g Protein


Last Updated Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 10:50 AM.
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