Author / Rachel Koo

Prep: 20 min / Marinade: 24 hr Cook Time: 10 min / Servings: 4

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.


Per Serving.
Calories: 419
Protein: 30 g
Carbohydrates: 46 g
Fat: 13 g


  • 1lb Flank Steak

Steak Marinade

  • 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)

Noodle Bowl

  • 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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Rachel Koo

Rachel has enjoyed sport her entire life and embarked on her coaching career in 2012. Starting as a personal trainer in various gyms, she eventually found CrossFit which lead her to CrossFit Football. In 2015 Rachel completed her CrossFit Football certification which opened up many doors of opportunity within coaching. Since then she has completed Power Athlete Methodology course, earned her Block 1 and put that knowledge into action coaching collegiate level athletes. Throughout the years training, proper nutrition and lifestyle habits have been the pillars in helping her clients and athletes achieve their true potential. Rachel currently working as a performance coach applying the Power Athlete principles with all of her clients.

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