Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Appetizers)

Beef Sate Recipe

(Sa-Te Bo)

Ingredients : Serves 5

2 cloves

1 teaspoon


15 ml

15 ml

15 ml

225 g


Dipping sauce

45 ml

15 ml


1 clove

1 tablespoon

Garlic, crushed and sliced

Fresh basil

Red chili pepper, sliced

Lime juice

Sesame oil

Nuoc Mam sauce (optional)

Steak, cubed



Nuoc Mam sauce

Lime or lemon juice

Pickled onion, thinly sliced

Garlic, finely chopped

Peanuts, finely chopped

Method :
  • Mix the garlic, basil, chili, lime juice, sesame oil and Nuoc Mam sauce, if using, together.

  • Marinate the cubes of beef in this for at least 4 hours, turning frequently.

  • Make the dipping sauce by mixing all the ingredients thoroughly and place in a bowl on the table.

  • When the beef is ready, thread on to four skewers and place on the barbecue or under a preheated high grill until cooked, turning frequently.

  • Baste equally frequently with the marinade.

  • Serve with the dipping sauce.

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