Teriyaki Beef Skewers with Grilled Asparagus and Sesame Dressing

05 May 2021

10 Minutes | easy | Serves 2

These quick cook skewers are packed with flavour and very simple to make. Grill them quickly over high heat so that the marinade caramelises and the inside stays lovely and tender. Asparagus is a great seasonal accompaniment but you could also use other green vegetables, like Tenderstem broccoli.

Ingredients

  • 450g sirloin steak, trimmed of fat and cut into thin strips against the grain
  • 60ml soy sauce
  • 60ml mirin
  • 60ml sake
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed or finely grated
  • ½ teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 200g asparagus
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar

Directions

1.

Combine

Combine soy, mirin, sake, garlic and ginger in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer and reduce by half.

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2.

Allow the marinade to cool

Allow the marinade to cool, then marinate the beef for half an hour.

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3.

Combine

Combine the sesame oil, sesame seeds, soy sauce and rice vinegar and set aside.​​​​​​​

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4.

Heat two gas burners

Heat two gas burners on the Jupiter Outback BBQ and set the heat to medium-high.​​​​​​​

5.

Once hot

Once hot, thread the beef onto skewers.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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6.

Grill for a few minutes

Grill for a few minutes each side, or until caramelised. ​​​​​​​

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7.

Grill the asparagus

Grill the asparagus for around 5 minutes.​​​​​​​

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8.

Combine

Combine the asparagus with the sesame dressing, and serve with the beef. ​​​​​​​

Recipe Author

Recipe Author

Helen Graves

Helen Graves is an award-winning recipe, food and travel writer with a particular interest in barbecue. She writes freelance for many major food and drink publications and is editor of Pit, the UK's first independent magazine about live-fire cooking. Helen has created a series of exclusive recipes for Outback that focus on maximising flavour for the home cook using lots of spices, fresh herbs and BBQ techniques.

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