Thai Beef and Broccoli Salad

    35 minutes

    Mint, basil, and coriander add refreshing flavors to a broccoli and cucumber salad topped with beef for this Thai-style salad that's sure to please.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 500g rump steak
    • 1/2 cup salt–reduced soy sauce
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 5 tablespoons (100ml) lime juice
    • 500g broccoli
    • 1⁄3 cup fresh mint leaves
    • 1⁄3 cup fresh basil leaves
    • 1⁄4 cup fresh coriander leaves
    • 1 small cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced
    • 2 red chillies, thinly sliced
    • 2 teaspoons soft brown sugar

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Place steak, 1⁄4 cup soy sauce, garlic and 2 tablespoons lime juice in a large bowl. Leave 10 minutes.
    2. Preheat grill to high heat; cook steak 2 minutes each side. Set aside.
    3. Place broccoli in a steamer basket. Fill a large pan with boiling water to a depth equal to the width of two fingers; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Place steamer basket on top of pan. Cover, cook broccoli 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp–tender. Leave to cool 10 minutes. Place in a large bowl with mint, basil and coriander. Add cucumber slices.
    4. Slice steak and add to salad. Combine chillies, sugar, remaining 1⁄4 cup soy sauce and remaining 3 tablespoons lime juice in a bowl. Stir gently into salad. Pile salad onto serving plates.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. Used fish sauce, a generous splash and half the sugar  -  09 Oct 2009


    This recipe is pretty spot-on but a few changes... I used Thai basil, fish sauce, only half the sugar  -  09 Oct 2009