Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten created this intensely flavorful contemporary satay. This recipe first appeared in our May 2011 issue, with the article The World of Satay.
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MAKES 12 SKEWERS
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
2 tbsp. grated orange zest
4 tsp. fish sauce
1 1/2 tsp. dark brown sugar
1 tsp. canola oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb. beef sirloin, cut into 1″-wide, 1/4″-thick slices
Puree soy sauce, cilantro, orange zest, fish sauce, sugar, oil, and garlic in a food processor until smooth. Toss paste and beef in a bowl; chill 4 hours.
Build a hot charcoal fire in a grill. Thread 1 piece of beef each on 12 skewers; grill, turning, until charred, about 5 minutes.
**Correction: August 22, 2011 An earlier version of this recipe was called "Chile-Rubbed Beef Satay". However, since there is no chile rub involved, the recipe name has been amended to "Beef Satay".