Coconut Beef Satay with Thai Peanut Sauce

Source: Robin to the Rescue by Robin Miller &
How to Cook by  Whitecap Books

I combined two recipes, so I could use up the full can coconut milk. In Robin’s Peanut sauce she doesn’t use coconut milk, in the other one, they do. I’ve made both versions of sauce, and they both taste great!

INGREDIENTS
Robin to the Rescue

Beef
Cooking Spray
½ cup coconut milk
1 ½ tsp curry powder
1 tsp ground coriander
½ tsp chile oil
1 ¼ pounds lean beef steak (sirloin, rib-eye or round) cut into 2” cubes
Salt and Pepper to taste
Metal or wooden skewers

Thai Peanut Sauce
½ cup reduced sodium chicken broth
¼ cup creamy peanut butter
¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped

Peanut Sauce (Alternate)
1 tbsp oil
1 small onion
1 ½ tsp crushed fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic minced
½ tsp turmeric
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
2 tsp soy sauce
¼ cup of crunchy peanut butter
½ cup coconut milk
Little lemon or lime juice

DIRECTIONS
Robin to the Rescue
Coat large grill pan or griddle with cooking spray, heat over med-high.

In shallow dish, whisk together coconut milk, curry powder, coriander, and chile oil

Season beef with salt and pepper, add to coconut mixture and coat. Thread beef on skewers and place in the hot pan. Cook until brown, turning frequently ~ 3 to 5 minutes.

Meanwhile in small sauce pan whish broth, peanut butter, soy sauce and sesame oil. Over med-high bring to simmer. Remove and stir in cilantro.

Peanut sauce on side or drizzle!

Peanut Sauce (Alternate)
Heat oil in pan, add onion and cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes or until soft. Add ginger, garlic and ground spices and cook for 1 minute.

Remove from heat, stir in soy sauce, peanut butter and coconut milk. Stir over low heat until smooth, add lemon or lime juice.

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2 Comments »

  1. Alissa said

    Those peanut sauce recipes sound good. I will have to try them.

  2. That sounds delicious…and something I can make for everyday. I may give it a try this weekend.

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