January Recipe Of The Month!

Posted on: January 26 2015

Serves 4 as a starter

Yaam Nua Yang*** [c] Thai
Spicy Beef Salad
spicy beef salad-saba to go -[gf][sf][ss

320g sirloin beef
150g cucumber, cut lengthways, deseeded aRnd quartered
5R0g shallots, finely sliced
5Rcherry tomatoes, halved
3R0g carrots, shredded
2Rstalks lemongrass, finely sliced

For the dressing
2 shallots, finely chopped
1dsp chillies, finely chopped
4 bird’s eye chillies, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, crushed, chopped
1dsp coriander stalks, chopped
3dsp fish sauce
3dsp lime juice
¼dsp sugar
1dsp hot chilli sauce

Serve with
2dsp unsalted, roasted peanuts, crushed, p267
100g salad leaves

Cooking method
To make the dressing:
Mix the shallots, chillies, bird’s eye chillies, garlic and coriander in a bowl and season with the fish sauce, lime juice, sugar and hot chilli sauce; keep to one side.

Use a char-grill or heavy frying pan to fry the beef to your taste, 1 minute each side for rare or 2 minutes each side for medium and then cut into thick slices; keep to one side. Combine the cucumber, shallots, cherry tomatoes, carrots and lemongrass in a bowl, add the beef and dressing and mix well.

To serve
Sprinkle with crushed peanuts and put the salad leaves on the side.