Thai Beef Salad

My husband and I went to a Thai restaurant in Causeway Bay and I was inspired to prepare one this unforgettable dish: Thai beef salad. It is a spicy blend of beef, assorted herbs and often wrapped in lettuce. I love this dish so please forgive me for including Thai recipe in our Pinoy food recipe website.


  • 2 beef rump steak
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped dark palm sugar
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 garlic glove, crushed
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • mint
  • coriander
  • Thai basil
  • chili powder

Cooking Procedure:

  • Whisk together lime juice, palm sugar, fish sauce, sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger, and garlic in a jug.
  • Place steak in a glass bowl. Drizzle it with half dressings. Cover it and put it in the fridge turning occasionally.
  • Grill or fan-fry the marinated beef about 2-3 minutes each side in a medium heat. Transfer to a plate and cover with aluminum foil and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Thinly slice beef. Drizzle it with the remaining dressings and gently toss to combine together with mint leaves,pieces of coriander, shredded onion, some chili powder and Thai basil. Mix thoroughly.
  • Serve with lettuce.

Cooking Tips:

  • Don’t overcook the beef or else you will have a hard texture.
  • Adjust the chili powder accordingly to your preference or the people that you are serving this dish.
  • Best if consumed immediately after cooking.
  • It is good for the appetizer or starter.

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