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Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Napa cabbage, also known as Chinese cabbage, has white ribs and green leaves. It's commonly used in Asian cooking and can be found year-round in the produce section of your local grocery store.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, divided
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro flakes
  • 6 cups shredded napa or Chinese cabbage
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

Directions

  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine 6 tablespoons oil, 1 tablespoon lime juice, chili sauce and cilantro; shake well. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, carrots and cucumber. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat; arrange on four plates.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook the beef, garlic, coriander and basil in remaining oil for 5-6 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Sprinkle with remaining lime juice. Spoon beef and pan juices over salad. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup beef mixture with 1-1/4 cups salad equals 488 calories, 32 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 221 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.