Fast thai beef salad
Looking for a tasty summer dinner? This Thai beef salad is full of colour and flavour and ready in 30 minutes.
Heat a barbecue grill or char grill on high. Coat the beef in oil then cook for three minutes each side or until it's cooked to your liking. Pop it on the plate. Cover loosely with foil and leave it to rest for five minutes before cutting into slices. Take a large bowl and add bean sprouts, capsicum, tomato, cucumber shallots, chilli if you use it, mint and coriander. Toss together. The easiest way to make the dressing is in a screw top jar, add sugar, fish sauce, sesame oil and lime juice and pop on the lid and give it a good shake to combine well. Now all you have to do is arrange the salad on plates, top with the sliced beef and sprinkle with chopped toasted peanuts finally drizzle over the tangy Thai dressing.This Thai beef salad tastes so fresh and delicious and it's on the table in only 30 minutes. For the full recipe see the description below for more inspiration check out our best ever salads and light meal video playlist here.
Note: + 5 mins resting time
- 500g Coles Australian Beef Rump Steak
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 cup (80g) bean sprouts
- 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
- 200g Perino tomatoes, halved
- 1 Lebanese cucumber, seeded, thinly sliced
- 2 shallots, thinly sliced
- 2 long red chilli, thinly sliced (optional)
- 1 cup mint leaves
- 1 cup coriander leaves
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 1/2 tsp sesame oil
- 2 limes, juiced
- 1/4 cup (35g) peanuts, toasted, coarsely chopped
Preheat a barbecue grill or chargrill on high. Coat the beef in the oil. Cook for 3 mins each side or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate. Cover and set aside for 5 mins to rest. Thinly slice.
Meanwhile, combine bean sprouts, capsicum, tomato, cucumber, shallot, chilli, if using, mint and coriander in a large bowl. Toss to combine.
Place the sugar, fish sauce, sesame oil and lime juice in a screw-top jar. Shake well to combine.
Divide the salad among serving plates. Top with beef and peanut and drizzle with dressing.
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