Tasty Beef Skewers with Asian Slaw
Tickle those taste buds with beef skewers served with asian slaw
- Serves 4
- 5 mins to prepare
- 20 mins to cook
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- 500g Quality Mark beef rump
- 6 metal or wooden skewers
- 12 kaffir lime leaves
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 small handful mint leaves, chopped, plus a few extra to garnish
- 1 small handful coriander leaves, chopped, plus a few extra to garnish
- 1/4 green cabbage, very finely sliced
- 2 carrots, grated
- 4 spring onions, trimmed and very finely sliced
- 3 handfuls mung bean sprouts
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
- 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds or nigella seeds, optional
- 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 2 teaspoons soft brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon wasabi paste
- Soak wooden skewers in cold water for at least 20 minutes to help prevent burning during barbecuing.
- Preheat a barbecue until hot. Cut the beef into about 2.5cm pieces.
- Thread 3 pieces of beef onto the soaked skewers with the lime leaves.
- Mix together the oil and fresh herbs and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Brush liberally over the beef skewers.
- Place on the hot plate and cook for 5 minutes until the beef is cooked to medium-rare.
- Place the cabbage, carrots, spring onions, mung bean sprouts and sesame seeds in a large bowl.
- Combine the soy sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, sesame oil and wasabi in a small screw top jar and shake well.
- Drizzle over enough dressing to moisten the salad and toss well. Sprinkle over the black sesame or nigella seeds, if using.
- Place the Asian slaw on a large serving platter and top with the beef skewers.
- Scatter over the coriander and mint leaves.
Tips and Tricks
- Cut beef and bring to room temperature before skewering and placing on the barbecue.
- Skewers can be made up in advance and kept covered in the fridge.
- No kaffir lime leaves? Then use pieces of spring onion (omit them from the slaw).
- When eating, use a fork to push the meat and lime leaves from the skewer and discard the lime leaves.
- Did you know beef is a rich source of iron which helps fight fatigue.
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336 calories per serving
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