Thai beef salad

Thick sirloin steaks on the braai
August 15, 2015
Cambodian sweet ‘n sour beef salad on rice noodles
August 21, 2015

Thai beef salad

Thai beef salad

A simple dish with lovely fresh flavour.


  • 125 ml PnP brown rice
  • 750 rump steaks, sirloin or fillet -
  • seared and sliced into thin strips
  • 80ml lime juice
  • 2 Tbs fish sauce
  • 2 medium chillies - finely sliced
  • 2 Tbs ginger - finely sliced
  • 1.5 Tbs PnP brown sugar or palm sugar
  • 80ml water
  • 125ml mint leaves
  • 1 medium red onion, or 1 bunch spring
  • onions - sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber - sliced
  • 1 dash milled pepper ?


Heat a dry pan. Add rice and toast for 4-5 minutes, until it begins to pop. Keep a vigilant eye on it, or it will burn.

Remove and toss rice into a bowl with beef. Combine remaining ingredients, except herbs, spring onions and cucumber in a small pot and gently heat to warm through.

Pour dressing over beef and rice and add herbs, onion and cucumber.

Serve as is or with steamed jasmine rice.