Sesame Beef Strips

Preparation info

  • 4

    appetizer servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in

New York Times Menu Cookbook

New York Times Menu Cookbook

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1966

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  • ½ pound boneless beef sirloin or eye round
  • ¼ cup imported soy sauce
  • ¼ cup sherry
  • ½ cup sesame or peanut oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh gingerroot
  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds Peanut Dip (below)


    1. Cut the beef into strips (⅛ × 1 × 3 inches).

    2. Combine the soy sauce, sherry, oil, garlic, onion and gingerroot and marinate the beef in the mixture for at least two hours.

    3. Thread the beef, as though sewing, onto individual skewers. Dip into the sesame seeds and broil over charcoal or under the broiler for about three minutes, or until cooked to the desired degree of doneness. Turn once. Serve with peanut dip.