Hot BBQ Beef Satays Hot BBQ Beef Satays

Hot BBQ Beef Satays

Marinated in coconut milk and chilli, these skewered beef cubes will make a great barbecue addition.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
6 minutes

4 people

Based on a 2cm thick steak

To Cook Rare: 2½ minutes on each side

To Cook Medium: 4 minutes on each side

To Cook Well Done: 6 minutes on each side

  • Energy


  • Fat


  • Saturates


  • Carbs


  • Sugars


  • Fibre


  • Protein


  • Salt



  • 450g lean beef sirloin, rump or topside steaks, cut into 2.5cm cubes
  • For the Marinade:

  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon light soft brown sugar
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely crushed
  • 1 large handful freshly chopped coriander
  • Extra coriander leaves and finely chopped red chilli, to garnish


  1. Prepare the marinade ingredients in a large shallow bowl.
  2. Thread equal amounts of the beef cubes onto 4 short metal or wooden skewers, place into the marinade and coat the beef cubes. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  3. Cook the steaks according to preference on a preheated grill or barbecue, turning once.
  4. Serve the satays scattered with extra coriander leaves and chopped red chilli.
  5. Serve the satays with crusty bread and a spinach and tomato salad with elderflower dressing


If using wooden skewers soak in cold water for 20-30 minutes.