Vietnamese Beef and Spicy Herb Salad

Updated: Jan 31, 2019

Pungent fish sauce mixed with garlic and soy give an inexpensive cut like flank steak new life in this Vietnamese style beef dish.


1 cup white rice

3 cloves garlic, minced

4 tablespoon fish sauce (divided)

2 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon sugar

10 ounces flank steak

2 cups salad greens, I like to use baby arugula or a mix of baby arugula and baby spinach

1/2 cup fresh mint,

1 red onion, sliced thin on a mandoline

1 green Thai chile, discard seeds and mince

1 lime

1 teaspoon brown sugar

2 tablespoons olive oil (I like California Olive Ranch evoo)

kosher salt and black pepper