Usually red meat lovers think that salads are a mixture of different fruits and vegetables, whereas some of them also include chicken! Therefore, salads do not attract many red meat lovers around the world. For such folks Chargrilled Beef Salad with Thai Dressing will remain the best as it is not like other typical salads. Chargrilled Beef Salad with Thai Dressing includes sirloin steak fillet besides various other ingredients, which are similar to what can be found in other salads. However, the combination of all the ingredients make a delicious Chargrilled Beef Salad with Thai Dressing which red meat lovers will admire. In order to cook it, see the complete recipe in this guide on how to make a Chargrilled Beef Salad with Thai Dressing.
Preparation Time: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Serving Size: 06
Utensils: Large Bowl, Barbecue & Salad Bowl
- 2 spring onions, chopped
- 1 stalk lemongrass, cut into 2cm pieces
- handful chopped fresh coriander
- pinch chopped fresh mint leaves
- 1 cup lime juice
- 1/3 cup fish sauce
- 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce
- 1/2 cup caster sugar
- 750g sirloin steak fillet
- 1 head iceberg lettuce - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
- 1/2 cucumber, cut into matchsticks
- 1 punnet cherry tomatoes
Take a large bowl and place lemon grass, spring onions, mint leaves, coriander, chilli sauce, fish sauce, lime juice and sugar in it. Then, stir all these ingredients until the sugar gets dissolved. After that adjust the flavour to taste if desired, either by adding fish sauce or sugar. Then leave it aside.
Preheat barbeque about 4 to 6 minutes and then sauté the sirloin steak fillet over it at high heat from both sides until it gets medium cooked. But be careful it should not be overcooked. After that remove the steak from the heat and slice it into strips. Add this meat along with its juices to the sauce in the mixture created in Step 1 and cover it. Put it in the refrigerator for minimum 3 hours.
In the meantime, take lettuce and tear it into bite size pieces and put it in a salad bowl. Set the cucumber on its top and then add the sauce and meat in it. After filling it with the mixture of meat and sauce, top off with cherry tomatoes and for garnishing, use fresh leaves of coriander.