Seared Steak with Minted Watermelon

Yield: 4 servings
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  1. 8 ounce(s) thin rice noodles
  2. 1 (1-pound) boneless 1-inch-thick beef sirloin steak
  3. Salt
  4. Pepper
  5. 1 shallot, finely chopped
  6. 1 stalk(s) lemongrass, yellow and pale green part only, finely chopped
  7. 1 teaspoon(s) sugar
  8. 1/4 cup(s) fresh lime juice
  9. 1 tablespoon(s) lower-sodium fish sauce
  10. 1/2 small (3 cups) watermelon, rind removed, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  11. 1/2 seedless (English) cucumber, cut in half and thinly sliced
  12. 1/2 cup(s) packed fresh mint leaves, finely chopped

  13. Directions
  14. Prepare outdoor grill for covered direct grilling on medium.
  15. Prepare noodles as label directs. Drain, rinse under cold water, and drain again.
  16. Season steak with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and freshly ground black pepper. Place steak on hot grill; cover. Cook 12 to 13 minutes for medium-rare or until desired doneness, turning once. Transfer steak to cutting board; let rest 10 minutes.
  17. Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir shallot, lemongrass, sugar, lime juice, and fish sauce until sugar dissolves. Thinly slice steak across the grain. Add to bowl, along with watermelon, cucumber, and mint. Toss gently until well mixed.
  18. Divide noodles among serving plates. Top with steak mixture and accumulated juices.

  19. Nutritional Information
  20. (per serving)
  21. Calories 430
  22. Total Fat 8g
  23. Saturated Fat 3g
  24. Cholesterol 75mg
  25. Sodium 435mg
  26. Total Carbohydrate 64g
  27. Dietary Fiber 2g
  28. Sugars --
  29. Protein 26g
  30. Calcium --

  31. Read more: Seared Steak with Minted Watermelon Recipe - Good Housekeeping
September 2011

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