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Steak salad with vegetables on a plate

Chilli & lime steak salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in about 20 minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Perk up your steak with this tangy main-meal idea from Brian Glover

  • Easily doubled
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal0
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 lime , juice only
  • 1 fresh chilli , seeded and finely chopped
  • a few drops of Thai fish sauce or light soy sauce
  • 120g bag herb salad
  • a third of a cucumber , halved and sliced
  • 5 radishes , sliced
  • 15g pack fresh coriander
  • 2 x 100-140g/4-5oz fillet steaks
  • a handful of chopped roasted peanuts

Method

  • STEP 1

    Whisk together the garlic clove, brown sugar, lime juice and the chilli. Add the Thai fish sauce. Toss the herb salad with the cucumber, radishes and the torn coriander leaves. Divide between 2 plates.

  • STEP 2

    Pan fry the steaks, trimmed of fat, for 4-5 minutes each side, rest, slice thinly and put on top of the salad. Tip the steak juices into the dressing, pour over the salad and scatter with the roasted peanuts.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2002

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