Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad, with sugar snap peas and a sweet’n’spicy dressing.


  • 2 large rump steaks
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3cm piece of ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1-2 chillies, roughly chopped (add as many as you can handle)
  • 3tsp sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2tbsn fish sauce
  • 3tbsn soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup lettuce per person
  • 2 cups peppers, finely sliced
  • 2 large carrots, finely sliced
  • 1 packet bean sprouts
  • 1 packet sugar snap peas, finely sliced


  • For the steaks, drizzle with some soy sauce and sprinkle with cracked black pepper. Grill to your liking.
  • Allow to rest and come to room temperature while you make the dressing and salad.
  • For the dressing, bash the garlic, ginger, chillies and sugar in a pestle & mortar until a thick paste is formed.
  • Add the lemon juice, fish sauce and soy sauce and mix well.
  • Stir in the oil.
  • To assemble the salad.
  • Place the lettuce and other vegetables on a plate, cover with the sliced steaks and drizzle over the dressing.
  • Recipe from Simply Delicious food blog.