Asian Chilli BBQ Steak

    3 hours 20 minutes

    Your favourite cut of steak marinated in a mix of Thai chilli sauce, Thai fish sauce, sesame oil, freshly grated ginger and crushed garlic. Barbecued to perfection.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 4 tablespoons Thai chilli sauce (Sriracha)
    • 4 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
    • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
    • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
    • 1kg steak

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:3hours marinating  ›  Ready in:3hours20min 

    1. In a medium bowl, whisk together chilli sauce, fish sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic. Set aside a few tablespoons of the mixture for brushing the steaks during barbecuing.
    2. Score steak and place in a shallow dish. Pour marinade over the steak, and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator at least 3 hours.
    3. Preheat barbecue to high. Lightly brush the cooking grate with oil. Barbecue the steak 5 minutes per side, or to desired doneness, brushing frequently with the reserved marinade mixture.

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    All I can say is "Wow!". Seeing fish sauce in the ingredients made me wonder, but am I ever glad I tried this. Even though I messed up and marinated for 36 hours cause I got busy elsewhere, this is one of the best, if not the best, marinate for beef I've tried.  -  24 Nov 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This was my first experience with fish sauce. I opened the bottle and all I could think was this must be the nastiest smelling stuff ever made. Don't let that put you off though, because the steak ends up really tasty. I found the ginger and sesame to be the dominate flavors in the steak, but I did every so often get a hint of the fish sauce. I think it is something everyone should try for themselves at least once, but if you are not an adventurous person, this is not the recipe for you.  -  02 Sep 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I didn't have the sesame oil, so I used olive oil. It was absolutely perfect. My husband was very impressed (he thought he was the only one that could make a good marinade).  -  14 Jul 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)