I had the best thai beef salad up at Siam Thai in Mooloolaba recently and managed to get a hold of the recipe – enjoy! Serves 2. You can substitute lime juice for the lemon juice, and palm sugar instead of the brown sugar for a more traditional flavour. Add or remove the sml chillies in the dressing to suit (1 is medium-hot).
300g rump steak
To make the dressing, pound the coriander roots, garlic and chilli to a fine paste in a mortar with a pestle. Add the fish sauce, lemon juice and brown sugar and stir to combine, set aside.
Add 1 tbsp olive oil and a pinch of salt & pepper in a plastic bag with the steak and shake to coat well, then sear on a BBQ and cook until medium rare (or to your liking), put on a plate and cover with foil to let it rest.
Add all the ingredients to a bowl, slice the steak in to long, thin strips, add the dressing and toss well. Serve on a bed of lettuce leaves with (microwave) rice and top with crushed peanuts. Healthy & delicious!