Wasabi Marinated Beef Satay With Fiery Japanese Dipping Sauce

Total Time
4hrs 5mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 5 mins

I found this recipe on the Texas Beef Council website. Don't let the name of the dipping sauce fool you - DH and I didn't find it fiery. Some people may find it a little spicy, but not fiery. Freezing the meat prior to slicing and using an electric knife makes this job much easier. The original recipe did not call for seasoning the meat before grilling, but we found it needed a little seasoning. We loved this recipe and it can be used as an appetizer or a main dish. The flavor is great. Please do not overcook or you will wind up with very tough pieces of meat. The preparation time includes the marinating time. This will serve 6 as an appetizer or 4 as a main dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim all fat from steak and place in freezer for one hour.
  2. Remove from freezer and cut steak across grain into thin strips, approximately 1/4" thick.
  3. Combine marinade ingredients and place in zip-loc bag.
  4. Add steak strips to marinade and put in refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
  5. While beef is marinating soak wooden skewers in cold water.
  6. Remove beef from marinade and discard marinade.
  7. Thread beef, weaving back & forth onto skewers.
  8. Season as desired.
  9. Place skewers on grill over medium ash-covered coals.
  10. Grill, uncovered for 5-6 minutes for medium-rare to medium doneness.
  11. Combine all ingredients for Fiery Japanese Dipping Sauce and dip cooked beef in sauce.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is an easy, flavorful recipe, and perfect to serve to company (especially if they like heat!), as an appy or as a main course. DH and I shared this and I served with white rice. I used a 3/4 lb. New York strip steak, trimming the fat off before freezing. I had no trouble slicing, after the 1 hour freezing time. I marinated the strips for almost 4 hours, and seasoned with simple salt and pepper, before grilling. The dipping sauce is spicy and warm, but not fiery. I may include some fresh ginger in the sauce next time (and there WILL be a next time!) Thanks so much for sharing, Luby, Luby, Luby!

4 5

This was an enjoyable satay dish. I didn't think it was packed full of heat. With all the wasabi powder I was disappointed in the lack of the heat. The beef was nice and tender, I did marinade it overnight. I cooked them on the George Foreman grill for one of our appetizer nights. I seasoned them with Johnny's seasoning salt. I will be making these again but using a different dipping sauce. Thanks for posting. :)