Yum Nua - Thai Beef Salad

Yum Nua - Thai Beef Salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.9
  • Total Fat: 11.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 904.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 24.8 g

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Spicy salad with beef, cucumbers, romaine, mint, cilantro and a spicy dressing. Spicy salad with beef, cucumbers, romaine, mint, cilantro and a spicy dressing.
Number of Servings: 4


    8 -10 ounces beef, prechopped if you can find it
    salt and pepper
    1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil

    1/4 cup shallot or green onion, sliced thin
    3 tablespoons chopped cilantro stems, and leaves
    1/4 cup mint leaf (loosely packed to measure and then, chopped)
    1 medium cucumber, seeded and sliced
    1 head of romaine

    3 clove garlic, minced
    6 oz Siracha
    2 stalks thinly sliced lemongrass, shell removed
    1 1/2 teaspoons palm sugar or splenda
    2 tablespoons fish sauce (nam pla)
    4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    2 tbsp thai chili paste


Start making the dressing by getting out blender and adding the garlic, Siracha, lemongrass, fish sauce, lime juice, and sugar. Blend, taste and adjust as needed.

To cook the steak, heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat.
Sear the steak on one side and continue to cook 5-6 minutes.
Turn over steak and cook for another 5 minutes or until medium rare or medium.Remove from heat and let stand on cutting board for 5 minutes. Cut if needed.

Meanwhile, tear romaine. Dice all other salad ingredients.

In a large bowl, add beef (and any juices left on cutting board), mint, shallots, cilantro and cucumber.

Pour the dressing on top and toss gently.

Serving Size: makes 4 salads

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLAUGEL.

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