Malaysian-Style Beef Satays

Recipe by
Total Time:
8 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Starter Recipes. You may also want to try Kerala Style Fried Fish, Oil Free Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Malai Kebab , Chicken Drumsticks with Indian Masala

Rate This Recipe


  • 750 g - rump steak
  • 1 - medium onion, grated
  • 1/2 tsp - finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tsp - turmeric
  • 1 tsp - ground cumin
  • 1 tsp - ground fennel
  • 1 tbsp - soft brown sugar or palm sugar
  • 1 tbsp - tomato ketchup or soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup - coconut milk
  • 1.5 tsp - salt

How to Make Malaysian-Style Beef Satays

  • Trim meat of any fat and sinew, slice across the grain into long, thin strips.
  • Combine meat and all remaining ingredients in a medium dish.
  • Thread meat on bamboo skewers.
  • Place in dish with remaining marinade mixture.
  • Store, covered, in refrigerator for 2 hours, preferably overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Place the skewered meat on a cold, lightly oiled grill.
  • Place under a high heat until well cooked, turning the skewers occasionally and basting the meat several times with the marinade.
  • Serve with rice and a garnish of sliced cucumber and onion wedges.