Servings: Makes approximately 4 dozen skewers
Ingredients 1/2 medium onion , chopped3 cloves garlic1 tablespoon fresh ginger , minced1 tablespoon fresh lemongrass , chopped1 tablespoon granulated sugar2 teaspoons sambal oelek (red chili paste), available at Asian markets1 teaspoon ground coriander1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce2 tablespoons sesame oil1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice1 1/2 pounds beef sirloin , trimmed and cut into 3" x 1/2" stripsBamboo skewers (soaked in water at least 20 minutes before skewering) Spicy Peanut Sauce
Put onion, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, sugar, sambal oelek, coriander, soy sauce, sesame oil and lemon juice in a blender. Pulse until smooth; set aside.
Skewer beef strips with bamboo skewers and place in a nonreactive container. Pour marinade over beef and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
To cook, heat a grill or grill pan (spritz the latter with cooking spray). Lay skewered beef on the hot grill. Cook for 1 minute on each side, basting with marinade.
Serve immediately, with Spicy Peanut Sauce on the side.