Satay beef skew­ers a hit

South Waikato News - - Community Cookbook -

Satay sauce is al­ways pop­u­lar. This home­made ver­sion will be a hit with the fam­ily.

SATAY BEEF SKEW­ERS WITH CO­CONUT RICE AND CHUNKY SALAD Co­conut rice 1 1⁄2 cups jasmine rice 1⁄2 tea­spoon salt 2 cups wa­ter 1⁄4 cup co­conut milk Satay sauce 1⁄2 tea­spoon finely grated gin­ger 1 ta­ble­spoon soy sauce 1⁄4 cup peanut but­ter 1 ta­ble­spoon chopped roasted peanuts 1 ta­ble­spoon mild sweet chilli sauce 1 ta­ble­spoon runny honey 1⁄2 cup wa­ter Beef skew­ers 450g beef mince 1 ta­ble­spoon soy sauce 1 ta­ble­spoon mild sweet chilli sauce 1 carrot, finely grated 8 bam­boo skew­ers Chunky salad 1 Le­banese cu­cum­ber 1 cour­gette 1 carrot 1 cap­sicum 1 ta­ble­spoon olive oil (op­tional) To serve 3 ta­ble­spoons roughly chopped co­rian­der 1 ta­ble­spoon chopped roasted peanuts

Com­bine all rice in­gre­di­ents in a medium pot and bring to the boil. As soon as it boils, cover with a tight­fit­ting lid and re­duce to low­est heat to cook for 12 min­utes. Turn off heat and leave to steam, still cov­ered, for a fur­ther 8 min­utes. Do not lift lid dur­ing cook­ing. In a small pot on low-medium heat, com­bine all satay sauce in­gre­di­ents. Bring to a sim­mer and mix un­til smooth. Re­duce heat to low, sim­mer un­til sauce has thick­ened, stir­ring of­ten, for 5–7 min­utes. Place all beef skewer in­gre­di­ents (ex­cept skew­ers) in a medium bowl and mix well. Mea­sure 1⁄4 cup of mince mix­ture and shape around a bam­boo skewer, in a sausage shape (3/4 way down each skewer). Heat a driz­zle of oil in a large fry-pan Each week Na­dia gives you an­other easy recipe for your fam­ily and you’ll find all the in­gre­di­ents in My Food Bag. my­food­bag.co.nz

These skew­ers would be great cooked on the bar­be­cue, if the weather al­lows!

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