Cattle of Choice for Lifestyle and Performance

Beef Satay – Indonesian

Beef Satay - Indonesian

Beef Satay - Indonesian


  • 750 g (1 1/2 Ib) fillet steak
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2.5 cm (1 in) piece green ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Cut meat into 2.5 cm (1 in) cubes. Grate onion and ginger, crush garlic, chop peanuts finely. Combine with sugar, salt, turmeric and caraway seeds. Add meat, cover, refrigerate overnight. Thread meat on skewers, grill until cooked through, turning occasionally.
  2. Serve with Satay Sauce.
  4. Crush garlic, peel and finely chop onion; saute onion and garlic gently in hot oil until onion is transparent. Add chilli powder, water, peanut butter and sugar, stir well, bring slowly to boil, stirring. Remove from heat, stir in soy sauce and lemon juice.

Taken from an early 1980s Women’s Weekly collection.

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