Thai Beef Salad
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Serves: 4
Fresh, light and bursting with flavour!


  • olive or canola oil spray
  • 400 g lean beef
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tbs caster sugar, dissolved in 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 2 tbs Thai fish sauce
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tbs mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbs fresh coriander, chopped
  • 6 lettuce leaves, shredded
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 8 coriander leaves
  • red chilli, seeded and finely chopped (optional)


  1. Heat a non-stick pan and lightly spray with oil. Pan-fry the beef rare. Cool and slice thinly.
  2. For the dressing, combine the lime juice, caster sugar, fish sauce, chopped chilli, chopped mint and chopped coriander in a small bowl. Pour over the beef.
  3. Mix remaining ingredients together in a salad bowl. Top with beef. Serve immediately.

Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia, 2012. Reproduced with permission.

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

Healthy tip!

Swap a large portion of meat for a smaller portion with extra vegetables.

More tips

Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 848 kJ 332 kJ
Protein 23.6 g 9.2 g
Fat, total 8.5 g 3.3 g
— saturated 2 g 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 5.4 g 2.1 g
— sugars 0.2 g 2 g
Sodium 1007 mg 395 mg
Fibre 3.5 g 1.4 g

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