Thai Beef Salad
Ready in 45 min
Serves : 4
This main course salad captures the essence of Thai cuisine. Full of contrasting textures and tossed with a vibrant dressing, it’s a bright, healthful dish that’s alive with flavor.
1/4 cup lime juice; fresh
3 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp dark brown sugar; + 1tsp
1 jalapeno; seeded and finely chopped
1 1/4 pound flank steak
2 tsp peanut oil
1/2 tsp coarse salt
1/4 tsp Ground black pepper
6 cups romaine lettuce; torn
1 small red onion; halved and thinly sliced
1/2 English cucumber; halved lengthwise and sliced
1/4 cup fresh mint; roughly chopped, divided
3 tbsp cilantro; chopped, diviced
1/3 cup unsalted peanuts; coarsely chopped
Combine first four ingredients in a small bowl; whisk.
Prepare grill or preheat broiler.
Brush steak with peanut oil; season with pepper.
Grill or broil, turning once, until medium rare, about 5 minutes per side.
Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes.
Combine romaine, red onion, cucumber, and half the mint and cilantro in a large bowl.
Add all but 2 tablespoons of lime juice mixture.
Toss well and mound on a large serving platter.
Thinly slice steak across the grain, and toss with remaining lime juice mixture.
Arrange steak on top of salad.
Sprinkle with remaining mint, cilantro and chopped peanuts.