Vietnamese Beef Salad

Trying to recreate an insanely good Vietnamese Beef Salad I tried in Brixton! This dish is full of flavour and has so many colours and textures. The marinaded steak alone would be great served with some steamed rice!

Vietnamese Beef Salad

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
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    For The Salad
  • 2 Beef Steaks
  • Handful of Tomatoes Chopped
  • 1 Red Onion Sliced
  • Spring Onion Sliced
  • 3 Handfuls of Lettuce Leaves
  • 1/2 Cucumber Sliced
  • 1/2 Red Pepper Sliced
  • 1/2 Yellow Pepper Sliced
  • 2 Fresh Chillies Sliced
  • Bean Sprouts
  • Handful of fresh Coriander Leaves
  • Handful of fresh Mint Leaves
  • Dried Onion Flakes
  • Toasted Sesame Seeds
  • Handful of Peanuts Chopped
  • For Marinade
  • 1/2 cup Fish Sauce
  • 2tbsp Honey
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 3 Limes Juiced
  • 1 Chilli
  • For Dressing
  • 6tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 4tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 Garlic
  • 3tsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp O Oil


  1. Blitz your ingredients for the marinade in a blender
  2. Pour marinade over the steaks and allow to soak for at least an hour
  3. Slice all your lovely fresh salad ingredients
  4. Blitz the ingredients for the dressing in a blender
  5. Heat a griddle or frying pan over high heat and sear your steaks, then cook to your liking, turning every 30secs to prevent the outside from burning.
  6. Take the steaks off the heat and allow to rest for a couple of mins
  7. Slice the steaks into strips and chuck into a large mixing bowl
  8. Throw all the fresh salad ingredients into the same mixing bowl as your steaks
  9. Drizzle the salad with your homemade dressing and give everything a really good mix.
  10. Plonk a good handful of salad onto each plate, scatter over dried onion pieces, toasted sesame seeds and peanuts!

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