Steak & Vietnamese noodle salad served in a bowl with chopsticks

Steak & Vietnamese noodle salad

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Serve up this healthy steak and noodle salad for supper and nourish your body with nutrients as well as energy from complex carbs.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal400
  • fat9g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre8g
  • protein34g
  • salt1.1g
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Ingredients

  • 83g brown rice noodles (Clearspring contain no salt)
  • 1 tsp rapeseed oil
    Rapeseed oil

    Rapeseed oil

    If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

  • 250g fillet steak
  • 2 carrots, peeled into ribbons
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • ½ Chinese cabbage, shredded
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 1 small pack coriander, roughly chopped

For the dressing

  • 1 red chilli, seeds removed and thinly sliced
  • 1 lime, juiced
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 2 tsp soft brown sugar
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp fish sauce
    Fish sauce

    Fish sauce

    A seasoning often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. In Vietnam it is usually made from shrimp…

Method

  1. Mix all the ingredients for the dressing together in a bowl with 1 tbsp water until the sugar has dissolved.

  2. Cook the noodles following pack instructions, then plunge into a bowl of cold water to cool completely. Drain the noodles, then add the carrot, cabbage, spring onion and dressing, and toss to combine.

  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a high heat. Season the steak, then cook to your liking; 2-3 mins on each side for medium rare. Leave to rest for 5 mins, then slice. Divide the salad and steak slices between bowls and scatter over some coriander to serve.

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