Oriental beef salad

Description

This is a light version of a popular Thai beef salad. Serve with sesame bread sticks.

Ingredients

2 T soy sauce
1 t sugar
2 T sesame oil (dark type)
1 chili pepper (fresh green chili, seeded and finely chopped)
1 lb beef (boneless beef sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick)
1⁄2 onion (red onion, cut into thin wedges)
3 T coriander (fresh leaves, chopped)
2 T juice (pineapple juice)
2 T peanuts (optional, roasted peanuts)
1 pk salad leaves (mixed leaves)
1 carrot (optional, peeled and shredded)
1 c bell pepper (optional, mixed color peppers cut into strips)

Instructions

Prepare the dressing.

  1. Place pineapple juice, soy sacue, sugar, dark sesame oil and chopped green chili into a small bowl and mix thoroughly.
  2. Chill until required.

Cook the steak.

  1. Broil steak for 15-20 minutes in a broil pan at 4-6 inches from the heat.
  2. Let it stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Cut into slices, crosswise.

Assemble the salad.

  1. Mix the sliced steak, onion and coriander in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Pour over the dressing and toss to coat.
  3. Arrange a bed of salad leaves on four plates.
  4. Distribute the beef and onion mixture on top.
  5. Garnish with peanuts.
  6. Serve straight away.

Notes

Omit the sesame bread sticks for a gluten free diet, use rice cakes instead.

Yield
6 servings
Preparation time
15
Cooking time
20
Total time
35 minutes

Oriental beef salad