MLA Vietnamese grilled Aussie beef salad

  • Prep time 30Min
  • Cook time 10Min
  • Technique Grill
  • Meat Beef
  • Cut Top Sirloin
  • Serves 4

Aussie grassfed beef tossed with fresh and authentic Vietnamese flavors. Use leftover grilled steak, and you don’t even need to cook!


Four 7-oz. Aussie grassfed sirloin steaks, fat trimmed
2 each carrots, sliced into ribbons
1 tbsp rice vinegar
4 ounces vermicelli noodles
1/4 each napa cabbage, finely shredded
1 each cucumber, sliced into ribbons
5 oz. snow peas, sliced diagonally
1/4 cup mint leaves
1/4 cup chopped peanuts, plain and unsalted
Salt and pepper to taste

For the dressing:

1 each finely chopped,small red chili
3 tbsp lime juice
3 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tsp finely grated ginger


For the steaks: Brush steaks with oil and season with pepper. Place a chargrill pan over high heat and cook steak for 3 minutes each side for medium rare or until cooked to your liking. Rest.

For the carrots:
Peel carrot into ribbons with a vegetable peeler and toss with the rice vinegar. Leave to pickle for 10 minutes.

For the noodles: Cover vermicelli in boiling water for 5 minutes or until tender, drain and rinse with cold water, drain again. Combine the dressing ingredients.

To serve: Combine cabbage, carrot plus pickling liquid, vermicelli, cucumber, snow peas and mint leaves and toss with dressing. Top salad with sliced beef and peanuts.