Nua Nam Tok (Spicy Grilled Beef Salad)
- serves 8
Isarn-style grilled beef salad mixed with Thai herbs, such as lemongrass, mint leaves, saw-leaf, cilantro, and hot chilies. Enhanced with fish sauce, toasted rice powder and lime.
1 lb(s) New York strip steak, 1 ½? thick
½ cup Lemon grass, thinly sliced
½ cup Shallot, thinly sliced
½ cup Scallion, diagonally or thinly sliced
5 leaves Saw leaf herb, coarsely sliced
6 leaves Kaffir lime leaves, julienne
20 leaves Mint Leaves, coarsely chopped
½ cup Cilantro leaves
3 leaves Arugula, coarsely chopped
Ground dried hot chilies to taste
¾ Tbsp Roasted rice powder
3 ½ Tbsp Fish sauce
3 ½ Tbsp Lime juice, freshly squeezed
¼ tsp Sugar
1 -20/10 piece Red finger hot chilies, julienne
2 piece Red finger hot chilies, julienne
1. Prepare and organize all fresh herbs and seasonings.
2. Grill the steak for 2 minutes - one minute on each side; roast at 500° F. in an oven on one side for 5 minutes; then turn the meat over and continue to roast for another 5 minutes.
3. Slice into thin slices.
4. Mix with herbs and season with dried hot chilies, roasted rice powder, fish sauce, lime juice and sugar.