Steak & Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Quick dinners are a necessity in our house during the week and there are a few quick recipes coming to the blog. Starting with a healthy steak salad to recharge the batteries for the week ahead. Check out the recipe below from BBC Good Food April 2018 issue.

Steak & Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Serves 2 | Prep 15 minutes | Cook 10 minutes | Easy
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You’ll need:
  • 85g brown noodles;
  • 1 tsp rapeseed oil;
  • 250g fillet steak;
  • 2 carrots, peeled into ribbons;
  • 1/2 Chinese cabbage;
  • 4 spring onions;
  • 20g pack coriander, roughly chopped
For the dressing:
  • 1 red chilli, seeds removed and thinly sliced;
  • 1 lime, juiced;
  • 2 tsp soft brown sugar;
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar;
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped;
  • 1/2 tbsp fish sauce.

Make the dressing. Mix all the ingredients for the dressing together in a bowl with 1 tbsp water until the sugar has dissolved.

For the salad. Cook the noodles following pack instructions then plunge into a bowl of cold water to cool completely. Drain the noodles, then add the carrot, cabbage, spring onion and dressing and toss to combine.

Cook the steak. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a high heat. Season the steak, then cook to you liking: 2-3 minutes on each side for medium-rare. Leave to rest for 5 minutes, then slice.

To serve, divide the salad and steak slices between bowls and scatter over some coriander to serve.

Original recipe from BBC Good Food issue April 2018, available here.

Author: Em

I am a Bulgarian girl living in Glasgow. I love travelling and exploring, and of course, cooking. I especially love experimenting in the kitchen, trying out new tastes and flavours and incorporating food from everywhere in my kitchen.

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