Beef Thai salad
Time to make: 40 mins , plus at least 30 mins marinating
( Hands-on time: 30 mins )
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
1-2 teaspoons chilli paste or
1-2 red chillis (finely chopped)
2 teaspoons crushed ginger
2 teaspoons crushed garlic
3 tablespoons reduced-salt soy sauce
4 tablespoons lime juice
1 kaffir lime leaf, finely diced
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugarlight brown cane sugarX
1 tablespoon sesame oil
600g eye fillet or sirloin beef
4 medium potatoes, skins on, cubed
1/2 red onion, sliced
2 carrots, cut into matchsticks
1/2 red capsicum, finely sliced
130g (1 1/4 cups) mung bean sprouts
4 cups mesclun salad mix
1 large handful coriandercilantroX
1/4 cup peanuts
1 teaspoon honey
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 6g
Dietary fibre 5g
1 Combine dressing/marinade ingredients in a small bowl. Cut the beef into thin strips and place in a medium bowl. Pour half the dressing over the beef and marinate for at least 30 minutes (or vernight) in the fridge.
2 Place the potatoes in a medium saucepan, cover with water and boil until tender (test with a knife). While the potatoes are cooking toss salad ingredients into a large bowl.
3 Heat a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the peanuts and honey and toss until the peanuts are golden (be careful not to burn them). Remove from the pan and set aside.
4 Using the same pan, cook the beef to your liking, remove from the heat and let it rest for a few minutes. Add the potatoes to the salad and serve with the beef, a sprinkle of peanuts and some extra Thai dressing.
Make it gluten free: Check soy and fish sauces are gluten free.
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