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.

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Directions for: Nua Nam Tok (Spicy Grilled Beef Salad)


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.

See more: Beef, Salad, Grill, Thai, Roast, Hot and Spicy, Dinner

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