Thai Beef Salad
Arrange the green beans, pineapple, tomatoes, cucumber, scallions, and beef on a pretty platter for a stunning presentation of this salad at a party.
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
- 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 4 teaspoons light brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 1 2 pound flank steak
- 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons fish sauce (nuoc nam)
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 head Bibb or Boston lettuce
- 1/4 pineapple sliced into 2-inch pieces
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved (5 oz.)
- 1/3 seedless cucumber, sliced
- 1/4 cup sliced scallions
1. Stir together garlic, ginger, 3 tbsp lime juice, pepper flakes, 2 tsp sugar and salt. Pour over steak in an ovenproof dish, coating both sides. Marinate in refrigerator 20 min.
2. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add green beans and cook until just tender, 2 to 3 min; immediately submerge in a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and set aside.
3. For the dressing, whisk together 5 tbsp lime juice, soy sauce, 2 tsp sugar, fish sauce and oil. Transfer to a serving bowl.
4. Heat broiler to high. Broil steak 6 inches from heat, turning once, 5 min per side. Remove from oven and let rest 5 min.
5. Arrange lettuce leaves on a large platter with green beans, pineapple, tomatoes, cucumber and scallions. Slice steak across the grain and place on platter. Serve with dressing on the side. 8 to 10 servings
- Servings Per Recipe 8
- Fat, total(g)14,
- sat. fat(g)4,
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet