A light and refreshing meal on a hot summer day! Inspired by Vietnamese cooking – this dish keeps it light, fresh and brings out all the natural flavours of the food. Each bite is a savoury treat.
Protein: 30 g
Carbohydrates: 46 g
Fat: 13 g
- 1lb Flank Steak
- 1/4 cup tamari
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1 tbsp minced ginger
- 1/2 tsp chili flakes (optional)
- 160 g Rice noodles
- 1 large carrot julienned
- 1 Cucumber – cubed
- 1 cups red cabbage – chopped
- Mint for garnish
Sauce for Noodles
- 4 tbsp lime juice
- 2 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 5 tbsp warm water
- 2 tbsp honey
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1/2 tsp chili flakes or whole Thai chilli
Step 1: Combine steak marinade ingredients in a bowl. In a glass container place the skirt steak and cover completely in the marinade. Cover and refrigerate overnight
Step 2: Combine noodle bowl sauce ingredients in a jar and shake. Allow to sit for 30 minutes minimum to allow the flavours to combine – then refrigerate
Step 3: Bring a pot of water to a boil and submerge the rice noodles. Remove from heat and cover the pot to allow noodles to cook for 5-6 minutes. Once cooked run under cold water and set aside
Step 4: On a hot barbecue, grill skirt steak to desired doneness. 2-3 minutes per side for medium rare. Remove from barbecue and allow it to sit for 5 minutes
Step 5: Toss noodles in the sauce and place in a bowl. Top with cucumber, carrot, cabbage and steak.
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