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Grilled Lemongrass Beef Skewers

Thursday, 19 May 2011 07:30

Shiregate FarmsThis month Adam is highlighting his new partnership with Shire Gate Farms with this fantastic recipe. Adam supports grass-fed beef for its Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) content due to its ability to graze on what nature intended. CLA is your performance enhancer acting as an anti-inflammatory, fat burner and lean muscle grassbuilder.

Grass-fed beef requires quick cooking times and that fits this dish perfectly. All you need is a hot grill some Shire Gate Sirloin and a few minutes cooking time. Traveling through SE Asia is a gastronomic adventure with roadside food stands the whole way. This dish will take you there.

For the Marinade:

  • 3 stalks Lemongrass, trimmed and minced
  • 3 cloves Garlic,
  • 2 Shallots, chopped
  • 2 Scallions, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 1/2 inch piece ginger, chopped
  • 3 T Fish Sauce
  • 2 T Lime Juice
  • 2 T Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1 1/2 T Water
  • Sea Salt
  • 2 Serrano Chiles (optional)
  • 1 Pound Shire Gate Farm Sirloin

In food processor add Lemongrass and Garlic and blend. Add shallots, scallions, ginger and chiles and blend. Add remaining ingredients and pulse to a runny paste.

Thinly slice Beef crosswise against grain, a little less than a 1Ž4 inch. Add beef to marinade and let sit 2-3 hours. At the same time soak skewers in water. Thread beef slices onto skewers lengthwise.

Bring grill to high heat. Oil grill with coconut or olive oil and place skewers on. Cook 2-3 mins for nice sear and turn. Cook another 2-3 mins and remove.

Serve with lettuce leaves, thin slices of cucumber, fresh mint.

For a quick Peanut Sauce:

Mix together 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter, 2 Tbs rice wine, apple cider, or brown rice vinegar, 1 Tbs toasted sesame oil, 1 tsp soy sauce, 1 tsp honey and 1 tsp water.

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