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Thai Basil & Chilli Beef Salad


Full of flavour and colour, this salad makes a delicious hearty meal anytime of the week.

Prep time:30 mins

Cook time:2 mins

Serves: 2


  • 45g Five Tastes Stir Fry Shot - Thai Basil & Chilli
  • Zest and juice of 1 small lime
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated palm sugar
  • 250g piece beef eye fillet
  • 1 small carrot, cut into julienne strips
  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 small Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red capsicum, cut into julienne strips
  • 50g snow peas, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup Thai basil leaves
  • 1 spring onion, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup roasted cashew nuts


Step 1

Combine 2 teaspoons Five Tastes Stir Fry Shot, lime zest and juice, fish sauce and palm sugar in a small screw top jar and shake well to make a dressing. Set aside.

Step 2

Thinly slice beef fillet into 5mm thick slices and place in a bowl. Add remaining Five Tastes Stir Fry Shot and toss gently to coat beef well.

Step 3

Heat a lightly oiled non stick wok or frypan over medium heat and cook beef on both sides until just cooked and charred. Remove and rest for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Combine remaining ingredients except cashew nuts and place on a large platter. Top with beef strips and cashew nuts. Drizzle with dressing and serve.

Tasty Tip!

Beef fillet will slice easier if partially frozen.

Stir Fry Thai Basil And Chilli Beef Salad
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