Thai Beef Salad with Prawns

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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recipe updated 8 Jun 2020


  • Rib-eye steak icon
    Rib-eye steak
    500g (about 1⅛)
  • Prawns icon
  • Coriander icon
    ½ cup (about 14g)
  • Mint icon
    ½ cup (about 13g)
  • Cucumber icon
    about ½ unit (150g)
  • Grape tomato icon
    Grape tomato
    250g (about 1 cup)
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    about ½ unit (68g)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    about ½ unit (75g)
  • Kaffir lime leaves icon
    Kaffir lime leaves
  • Kaffir lime leaves icon
    Kaffir lime leaves
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
    27ml (1¾ tbsp)
  • Lime icon
    as needed
  • Rice vermicelli icon
    Rice vermicelli
    907g (about 3¾ cups)
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Baby spinach icon
    Baby spinach
    200g (about 6½ cups)
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    1 cup (about 1)
  • Mangetout icon
    100g (about ¾ cup)
  • Fresh chilli icon
    Fresh chilli
    1 (20g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Ginger icon
    1¾ tsp
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    1 (12g)
  • Coriander icon
    ½ cup (about 14g)
  • Mint icon
    ½ cup (about 13g)
  • Coconut sugar icon
    Coconut sugar
    20g (about 1½ tbsp)
  • Tamari icon
    35g (about 2 tbsp)
  • Fish sauce icon
    Fish sauce
    21ml (1½ tbsp)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    55ml (3¾ tbsp)
  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice
    100g (about 3¼)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    50g (about 1¾)


  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add rib-eye steak to a clean large cast iron skillet
  2. Grill - high heat
  3. Transfer content of large cast iron skillet to large serving bowl
  4. Heat large cast iron skillet
  5. Add prawns to the large cast iron skillet
  6. Cook quickly
  7. Transfer content of large cast iron skillet to meat
  8. Add rice vermicelli to a clean large mixing bowl
  9. Cover with water then set aside
  10. Add baby spinach, coriander, fresh basil, mint, cucumber, grape tomato, red onion, red bell pepper, mangetout and kaffir lime leaves to a clean serving plate
  11. Add fresh chilli, garlic clove, ginger, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass stalk, coriander, fresh basil, mint, coconut sugar, tamari, fish sauce, sesame oil, extra virgin olive oil, lime juice and lemon juice to the TM5 bowl
  12. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  13. Blend - approx 20 sec, speed 10
  14. Drain noodles
  15. Place noodles on salad
  16. Add meat to salad
  17. Drizzle salad with dressing
  18. Serve with lime
  19. Serve immediately
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