These colorful and tender pieces of Lemongrass Beef Skewers are made using marinated steak pieces cooked perfectly on a BBQ or griddle for a sweet and smoky flavor. This recipe will show you how simple it is to prepare a light Summer dinner for your family.
If you prefer to use wooden skewers, soak them in water for an hour before using them. It will help to prevent them from burning during cooking at a high temperature.
Try to keep the size of the pieces of beef even as possible so they all cook evenly.
Marinate steak for at least 3 hours or overnight to allow flavors to soak into the beef.
I've used red and green capsicums, but there’s plenty of other vegetables that could be used such as mushrooms, red onion, garlic, and zucchini.
Cooking time depends on your oven or grill model, the size of your steak cubes, and the weather so just keep an eye on them while cooking to make sure your steak won't be overcooked.
WHICH METHOD CAN I COOK LEMONGRASS BEEF?
GRILLWhen it comes to the grilling method, you need to prepare your grill by heating the grill with a light coating of spray oil, set high heat. Once hot, add the skewers, reduce heat to medium to make sure the chicken is cooked through. Grill for around 8 to 10 minutes on each side, or until cooked through as your desired liking.OVENPreheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and place the skewers on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Cook them for 15-20minutes, turning halfway through, or until the meat is done to your desired liking. However, you should keep a close eye on your steak. The time to cook it depends on the size and shape of your meat. If you cut it thick and big cubes, your skewers need a longer time to cook than thin and small ones.STOVETOPYou will need a little extra oil, around 1 tbsp, to ensure it does not stick to the pan and set the medium heat to make sure your meat is cooked through on both sides.
CAN I MAKE LEMONGRASS BEEF IN ADVANCE?
Yes, you can make this lemongrass marinade ahead of time to save your time. Just make sure you store it in the clean jar in the refrigerator for 2 weeks or freezer for up to 3 months. Before marinating the meat, you need to thaw overnight in the refrigerator, then bring it to room temperature