Waterfall beef salad

This healthy salad is eaten as lettuce parcels, with the ingredients served in bowls so everyone can help themselves

  • Takes 20-30 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 369
  • fat 18g
  • saturates 8g
  • carbs 14g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 38g
  • salt 1.63g


  • 2 thick cut sirloin steaks (600g/1lb 5oz in total)
  • 4 tbsp lime juice (about 2-3 limes)
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce (nam pla)
  • 1 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • Iceberg, Romaine or Webb's lettuce
  • a few sprigs of fresh mint
  • 100g beansprouts
  • a bunch of radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 large carrots, cut into thin matchsticks


  1. Grill the steaks for 2-3 minutes each side until medium rare. When cool, slice thinly.

  2. Mix the lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, chilli, mint and spring onions. Toss in the beef and tip into a serving bowl.

  3. Arrange the veg in bowls, so everyone can help themselves to lettuce, etc, to wrap around the beef.

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