Sunshine Thai beef salad

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This is simple, amazingly delicious and surprisingly healthy! 

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In around 20 minutes you can knock up your own little plate of Thailand! 

 

The following ingredients serve two:

 

2 steaks (rump, sirloin or fillet)

1 head of rommaine lettuce

Large hanful of fresh coriander

Large handful of fresh mint 

Large handful of fresh basil

1 red onion

 

For the dressing

 

1 hot red chilli 

2cm piece of fresh ginger

1 garlic clove

2 large limes 

2 tbsp olive  oil 

1 tbsb fish sauce

Salt and pepper

                                                     

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 – For the dressing – Halve and deseed the chilli, peel the ginger and garlic an d finely chop everything/ Place in a small bowl and squeeze the lime juice over the top. Ad the oil, fish sauce, salt and pepper Whisk with a fork and leave to infuse

– For the salad put together the romaine lettuce, corriander, mint and bail. 

– Put a large frying pan on a high heat and drizzle with a little oil. Season well and fry for 2-3 minutes each side.

– Rest steak in foil for around five minutes

– Pour half of the dressing over the salad, arrange the steak on top and add the remaining dressing and serve. 

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 This is the perfect salad for the last days of summer… 

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Salads for me are about so much more than iceberg lettuce, cucumber and a bit of tomato. They can be some of the most exciting meals I eat and this little lovely is no exception! 

 I washed it down with a Chambord and Proesecco cocktail (not very Thai but very delicious!) 

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  • We often eat something similar to this from a Nigel Slater recipe. It’s nice with tomatoes too. Lovely photos!
    Fizz is the perfect accompaniment to spicy food anyway 😉

    • I love a little Nigel Slater, he is great! And yes, fizz goes down a treat with some spice 🙂

  • Delish!!