Thai Beef Salad
Ingredients icon 20 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 8
Time icon 20 Minutes


Thai Salad Dressing


  1. In a mortar, make dressing by combining Thai chili, garlic, cilantro stems and salt. With a pestle,  grind until a thin, but chunky paste is formed. Add in lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, and smoked paprika to the mortar and stir to combine. Whisk in oil with a fork. Set aside.

  2. Preheat gas or charcoal grill to 400°F.

  3. Rub Skirt steak with oil then lightly season with salt and pepper.

  4. Place steaks on oiled grates and grill 2-3 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 145°F with meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the steak. Rest steak for 5 minutes.

  5. While steak rests combine chard, tomatoes, green onions, cucumbers, cilantro leaves, mint and pecans in large bowl. Toss with 1-2 Tbsp. of dressing. Lightly toss to combine.

  6. Thinly slice steak against the grain. Serve atop salad and drizzle a thin layer of dressing as desired.

Nutrition Information

Thai Steak Salad

Nutrition information per serving: 360 Calories; 203.6 Calories from fat; 22.7 g Total Fat (6.2 g Saturated Fat; 11.2 g Monounsaturated Fat); 104.3 mg Cholesterol; 927.4 mg Sodium; 4.9 g Total Carbohydrate; 1 g Dietary Fiber; 34.5 g Protein; 3.3 mg Iron; 506.7 mg Potassium; 0.1 mg Thiamin; 0.4 mg Riboflavin; 13.9 mg Niacin (NE); 0.6 mg Vitamin B6; 3.3 mcg Vitamin B12; 9.3 mg Zinc; 38.6 mcg Selenium; 72 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Riboflavin, Niacin (NE), Vitamin B12, Selenium and Zinc. It is a good source of Thiamin, Iron, Potassium and Choline. 

Thai Salad Dressing 

Nutrition information per serving (1/12 of the recipe or 1.5 Tbsp):

 30 Calories; 20.9 Calories from fat; 2.4 g Total Fat (0.2 g Saturated Fat; 1.5 g Monounsaturated Fat); 0 mg Cholesterol; 276 mg Sodium; 1.4 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.1 g Dietary Fiber; 0.2 g Protein; 0.06 mg Iron; 17.3 mg Potassium; 0 mg Thiamin; 0 mg Riboflavin; 0.1 mg Niacin (NE); 0.02 mg Vitamin B6; 0.01 mcg Vitamin B12; 0.02 mg Zinc; 0.4 mcg Selenium; 0.8 mg Choline.

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