Thai style beef and watercress salad

Thai style beef and watercress salad

Calories: 159  Preparation: 10 mins  Cooking: 6-8 mins  Serves: 4


  • 2 (175g/6oz) sirloin steaks, trimmed of fat

  • 15ml/1 tbsp Szechuan peppercorns, crushed

  • 3 tomatoes, deseeded and sliced

  • 1 small red onion, sliced

  • 225g/8oz cucumber, peeled, deseeded and sliced

  • 1 (85g) bag watercress

  • 30ml/2 tbsp Thai sweet chilli dipping sauce

  • Juice 1 lime

  • 15ml/1 tbsp Thai fish sauce


Coat the steaks with the peppercorns and season with a little salt. Cook under a hot grill for 6-8mins, turning once until medium rare. Set aside for 2 mins to cool slightly.

Toss the tomatoes, onion and cucumber with the watercress. Whisk the chilli sauce, lime juice and fish sauce together.

Thinly slice the steak and toss together with salad and dressing. Serve immediately.

Fat: 4.6g  Saturated Fat: 1.6g  Carbohydrate: 7.1g  Protein: 22.9g  Fibre: 1.5g  Salt: 0.88g

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