Beef Tenderloin and Scallion Skewers
Created by Art Smith
Servings: Makes 8 to 10 appetizers or 2 to 3 entrees
  • 1 pound lean beef tenderloin , thinly sliced
  • 2 bunches scallions , bottoms trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • Wood or metal skewers
  • 2 cups water or sake
  • 4 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • Fresh parsley or cilantro for garnish
  • Directions
    Season beef with salt and pepper. Wrap a slice of beef around each 2-inch scallion section and push onto a skewer.

    In a large pot with a steaming basket insert, bring water (or sake) to a boil. Place skewers in steaming basket and cover. Cook until meat is tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

    Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine soy sauce, ginger, and chili sauce. Taste and adjust flavor to your preference.

    Remove skewers from pot and place on a tray with sauce. Garnish with parsley and serve.