Oriental steak salad

Immune-friendly recipe for 2 people, takes only 20 mins; recipe has garlic clove, brown sugar, lime, chilli, thai fish sauce, herb salad, cucumber, radish, coriander, steak and roasted peanut.

Oriental steak salad

Oriental steak salad

Recipe by Chef Soomro Course: Immune-friendly


Prep time

20 mins


  • Coriander: 15g pack fresh coriander
  • Garlic Clove: 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Lime: 1 lime, juice only
  • Cucumber: a third of a cucumber, halved and sliced
  • Brown Sugar: 1 tsp brown sugar
  • Chilli: 1 fresh chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • Radish: 5 radishes, sliced
  • Thai Fish Sauce: a few drops of Thai fish sauce or light soy sauce
  • Roasted Peanut: a handful of chopped roasted peanuts
  • Herb Salad: 120g bag herb salad
  • Steak: 2 x 100-140g/4-5oz fillet steaks


  1. Whisk together the garlic clove, brown sugar, lime juice and the chilli. Add the Thai fish sauce. Toss the herb salad with the cucumber, radishes and the torn coriander leaves. Divide between 2 plates.
  2. Pan fry the steaks, trimmed of fat, for 4-5 minutes each side, rest, slice thinly and put on top of the salad. Tip the steak juices into the dressing, pour over the salad and scatter with the roasted peanuts.