Beef Satay

Ingredients:

1 lb flank steak, sliced against grain 1tbsp sesame oil
½ cup EVOO
½ cup thin soy sauce
½ cup shaoshing wine or red wine
2 tbsp minced garlic
½ cup chopped scallions
½ tbsp coarse ground black pepper
2 tbsp brown sugar
12 red lettuce leaves
1 bunch Thai basil leaves
2 cups soaked mung bean/rice vermicelli

12 wooden skewers soaked in water

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Instructions:

Marinate steak in a bowl with oils, soy sauce, wine, garlic, scallions and black pepper. Let stand at least 4 hours refrigerated.

Add sugar to marinated beef. On a hot oiled grill, cook satays until medium rare. Place a large plate with red lettuce, noodles and basil. Wrap beef, noodles and basil with lettuce. Dip in sauce.

George Christidis