Go for easy Asian flavours with these sumptuous satays with a crunchy peanut sauce. If you've never used papaya before, now is the time. It?s available in supermarkets and really helps to tenderise the steak.


  • 500g/ 1lb 4 oz steak, cut into strips

  • For the marinade

  • 20g/ 1 oz raw papaya

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 50g/ 2 oz garlic

  • 100g/ 3½ natural yogurt

  • 75g/ 3 oz chillies (approx 3 chillies)

  • 1 tbsp garam masala

  • Sea salt to taste

  • For the satay dipping sauce

  • 2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter

  • 2 tsp soy sauce

  • 150ml/ 5fl oz coconut milk

  • ½ lime, juice only

  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped

  • ½ chilli, finely diced

  • Skewers – pre soaked


  • 1.

    Thread the steak strips onto skewers.

  • 2.

    Blitz the marinade ingredients together in a blender until you have a smooth sauce.

  • 3.

    Pour the sauce over the skewers and marinate in the fridge for 2 hours.

  • 4.

    Heat a little oil in a hot griddle pan and cook skewers until steak is cooked to your liking (5-10 minutes).

  • 5.

    Meanwhile, make the satay dip by mixing the ingredients together well.

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