Thai beef salad Recipe

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serves:

3

Skill:

medium

Total Time:

00:25

Prep:

00:10

Cooking:

00:15

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 256 kCal 13%
Fat 6g 9%
  -  Saturates 3g 15%

If you’re looking for a quick, easy-to-prepare dinner that’s packed with flavour, treat yourself to the taste of Thailand with this simple Thai beef salad recipe. With a light, fresh dressing and plenty of chopped salad vegetables, this dish is the perfect combination of filling and healthy – plus, if the sun is shining, it can be prepared on the BBQ!

Ingredients

  • 2 x 200g sirloin steaks
  • Zested rind and juice of 3 limes
  • 2tbsp soy sauce
  • 2cm piece of fresh ginger, grated
  • 1tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 red or green chilli, sliced
  • Small bunch of coriander, stalks finely chopped
  • For the salad:
  • 1⁄2 cucumber, sliced
  • Large handful of cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • Handful of mint leaves, basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 100g mangetout and sugar-snap peas, sliced
  • 100g radishes, sliced

Method

  • Season the steak with plenty of black pepper the juice and zest of 1 lime and the soy. Set aside while you mix together the remaining lime juice and zest, ginger, brown sugar, chilli and coriander stalks.

  • Heat a bbq or griddle to high and cook the steaks for 3-4 mins on each side, flipping, for medium rare or a few mins more to cook through. Leave to rest, while you arrange the salad on a platter. Slice the steak and place on top of salad and drizzle over dressing.

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Leaving the meat to rest gives it time to relax and reabsorb lost liquid, resulting in a juicy, tender steak.