BBQ Recipe of the Month: Grilled Beef Salad with Lemongrass Dressing

[ (2014, July). Grilled Beef Salad with Lemongrass Dressing. [online recipe]. Retrieved from]


1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup thinly sliced shallots
1/4 cup fresh lime juice $
2 tablespoons chopped green onions
2 tablespoons chile paste with garlic
1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 teaspoons sugar $
2 teaspoons finely chopped peeled fresh lemongrass
1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray $
2 cups sliced iceberg lettuce
2 cups sliced napa (Chinese) cabbage
1/2 cup chopped tomato $
1/2 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion

Prepare grill.

To prepare dressing, combine first 9 ingredients, stirring until sugar dissolves.

To prepare salad, sprinkle steak with salt and pepper. Place steak on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove from grill; place on a cutting board. Let stand 15 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Place steak, lettuce, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Pour dressing over salad; toss well to coat. Serve immediately.