This is one of my favourite salads that really delivers far more voomph than the list of ingredients would suggest.
I bought a sous vide machine about a year ago and have only used it twice, always thinking that I would love to do some eye fillets (inspired by @AntinOz, and figured that this was as good a time as any to pull the box out from the bottom of the cupboard. After biting into that beef which was as soft as butter, the Anova is going to be stored in a more accessible spot going forward.
Easy Thai Beef Salad Ingredients
2 x 250g eye fillet steaks or similar
Oil for cooking steak
150g of mixed lettuce leaves
1 telegraph cucumber
1 carrot sliced into thin strips
½ to 1 red capsicum sliced into thin strips
1 red onion sliced thinly (I omitted due to raw onion allergy)
Salt and pepper
1 bunch coriander leaves, picked
1 bunch mint leaves, torn if large
Toasted sesame seeds
Salad Dressing Ingredients
1 teaspoon peanut oil (I subbed with grapeseed oil because it’s a no flavour oil that I had in the cupboard)
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
2 teaspoons fish sauce
I started off with seasoning my beautiful steaks with salt and pepper and then vacuum sealing them. I left them on the counter to come to room temp whilst I got the water up to 54 degrees C / 130 F.
They were in the water bath for two hours and when I removed them, I patted them dry using paper towels, which ensures a crust can form.
I heated up the Kamado to 220 degrees C / 430F with the coals banked to the left and the grate in the lower position. I then put a cast iron fry pan on there to heat up with the lid down.
Whilst I was doing all this, I prepared my veggies and dressing.
Once the pan was hot, I put in a tablespoon or so of oil, swirled it around and cooked the steaks, about 30 seconds on each side.
The steaks then camped out in a foil tent for about 10 mins.
Holy moly! Slicing through those buttery steaks was a revelation!!
So juicy ... and all evenly dispersed within the meat!!
To assemble the salad, I just layered the lettuce, herbs, topped with the veggies, placed the slices of steak on top, drizzled on the dressing and sprinkled with the sesame seeds.
I made extra salad and doubled the dressing, which hubby and I took to work for lunch today causing lunchbox envy in the workplace. LOL.
Not sure if the entry counts given the steaks were only finished on the Kamado but I’m cool with it either way because it’s an easy and tasty recipe that I hope you try.
600 g / 1.2 lb boneless ribeye
2 tbsp vegetable oil , divided
1 large onion sliced
300 g / 10 oz mushrooms , sliced
40 g / 3 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
2 cups / 500 ml beef broth low sodium
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
150 ml / 2/3 cup sour cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Use rolling pin to flatten the steaks. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper. Slice into strips.
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large skillet over high heat. Spread the strips in the pan with tongs . Sear for 30 seconds on each side. Quickly remove back onto the plate. Sear the beef in batches if needed.
Turn heat down to medium high. Add butter, melt. Then add onions, cook for 1 minute, then add mushrooms. Cook mushrooms until golden. Scrape bottom of fry pan to get all the golden bits off. Add flour, cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add half the broth while stirring Add the rest of the broth. Stir, then add sour cream and mustard. Stir until combined.
Simmer for 3-5 minutes, add more salt and pepper to taste.
Add beef back in. Simmer for 1 minute, then remove from stove immediately.
Serve over egg noodles.
Original recipe with pics and nutrition info you can find here: beefstroganoff Enjoy delicious and tasty beef!
Ok folks I'm up against the wall. Tomorrow is our family reunion I had planned to cook - smoke two tri-tips, my butcher let me down... so I guess it will be pork again this year and be up half the night. Anyone have suggestions for beef that is comparable to tri-tip in tast, tenderness and time? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Spent some time yesterday with just the wife and I making some beef ribs on out stickburner, first time in forever that we have not had to cook for an event, so it was nice to just be able to have some hot dogs for appetizer while waiting on these beef ribs. Hope everyone’s Sunday is enjoyable and relaxing enjoy