Thai Beef Salad with Peanut Dressing


Beef marinade:

  • 20g peanut oil
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp miso paste
  • 20g fish sauce
  • 500g beef (sirloin steaks work well)

Peanut dressing:

  • 1cm piece of ginger
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 50g peanut butter
  • 20g soy sauce
  • 50g rice wine vinegar
  • 20g honey


  • 2 carrots cut into match sticks
  • 1 cucumber sliced into ribbons with a peeler
  • 1 red capsicum cut into thin strips
  • 2 spring onions cut into thin slices
  • Small bunch of mint, chopped
  • Small bunch of coriander, chopped
  • Roasted peanuts
  • Bean sprouts (optional)


  1. Place 20g peanut oil, 1 tsp chilli flakes, 1 tsp miso paste and 20g fish sauce into mixing bowl and blend 10 sec / speed 7 then transfer into a bowl
  2. Add steaks, coat in marinade and set aside. Do not clean mixing bowl
  3. Place 1cm piece ginger and 1 fresh chilli into mixing bowl and chop 5 sec / speed 7.  Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula
  4. Add 50g peanut butter, 20g soy sauce, 50g vinegar and 20g honey and mix 10 sec / speed 7.  Transfer into a jug and set aside. Do not clean mixing bowl
  5. Place a frying pan over high heat. Add steaks and sear for 2-3 minutes, turning once, until browned and cooked medium rare. Transfer onto a separate plate and set aside to rest
  6. Assemble all salad ingredients into serving bowls except for the peanuts
  7. Thinly slice the beef and add to the top of the salad bowls
  8. Drizzle peanut dressing over everything and top with peanuts

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