Thai Beef and Radish Salad

  • chowder Posted: 07/24/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This is a great summer recipe. With the heat we have been trying to fine recipes we don't need to heat the kitchen up with. I grilled the meat for 1.5 to 2 minutes each side. It was perfect! I added thin sliced orange pepper added nice color and good taste. My daughters only comment was needed more spice. Any ideas would be appreciated.

  • jmeleeS Posted: 04/11/12
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    One of the best "at home" Thai recipes! Usually I struggle to get an authentic Thai flavor when I cook at home, but this recipe really delivered!!! I, of course, didn't read the recipe well enough before I began so had to make a few modifications (which made it fantastic, so I think they are necessary). Ingredient Changes: ~2 tbsp dried ground ginger (in lieuf of fresh), used more garlic (1 elephant clove), used only 1 cup radish. Method Changes: Placed first 7 ingredients all in zip top bag and let marinate 20 minutes at room temp, then dumped the whole thing into a hot wok with 1 tbsp of light seasame oil and the minced serrano (with seeds). I let the sirloin cook for 10 minutes and then stirred in the remaining ingredients to heat through about another 3 minutes. Finally, I cooked some barley in water, drained well and stirred into the wok. I placed 3-4 leaves of living Bibb lettuce on each plate and topped with the thai beef. Wow - it was excellent; 100% a keeper - Enjoy!

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