Nuea Satay (Satay Beef)

Skip Davis


Satays are one of Thailand's most popular appetizers


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4 with sides added
15 Min
10 Min


  • 1/3 c
    coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro/coriander leaves, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    white granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    yellow curry powder
  • 1/3 c
    asian fish sauce (nam pla)
  • 1 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 8 oz
    sirloin or flank steak, cut in long narrow strips 1 inch wide by 3 inches long

How to Make Nuea Satay (Satay Beef)


  1. In a large bowl,mix all the marinade ingredients together. Reserve some marinade to cook with later.
  2. Add meat strips one at a time to marinade and refrigerate, covered, for 15 minutes.
  3. Drain excess marinade from meat and weave each strip onto an 8 inch skewer lengthwise.
  4. Broil/Grill for 5 minutes on each side or pan-fry.
    TO PAN-FRY: Brush a large non-stick skillet with coconut milk and/or reserved marinade and cook meat for 2 to 3 minutes per side while brushing with liquid as you turn meat.
  5. Serve with Peanut Sauce. Recipe follows.

    Nam Jim Satay (peanut sauce)

    1-3/4 cups coconut milk.
    2 Tablespoons red curry paste.
    1/4 cup thai fish sauce.
    3 Tablespoons sugar.
    1 cup finely ground roasted peanuts.

    Combine all ingredients and simmer in medium saucepan for 15 minutes, stirring constantly.

    MAKES: 2-1/2 cups

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