Healthy living

Thai beef salad

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 400g lean rump, or fillet of beef
  • Olive or canola oil spray


  • 6 lettuce leaves, shredded
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, finely sliced into rings
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 8 coriander leaves


  • Juice of 2 limes (or 1/3 cup of lemon juice)
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar dissolved in 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander


1. Grill or pan-fry (in a non-stick pan sprayed with a little oil) the beef rare. Cool and slice thinly.

2. Combine dressing ingredients and pour over the beef. 

3. Mix salad ingredients together. 

4. Top with beef and dressing. Serve immediately.


The beef is best served rare but can be cooked to your liking.


11 serves of vegetables in this recipe.

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