Saturday, February 11, 2012

Asian Beef Salad (Plear Sach Ko)

Asian Beef Salad (Plear Sach Ko)

1 lb of good beef slices thin
2 to 3 cloves of garlic smash in mortar pestle
3 T of minced lemongrass
2 kaffir lime leaves slices thin
1 shallot slices thin
1 Aubergine eggplants sliced thin(Trop)
2 T of prahok (use the Vietnam brand liquid bottle is easy)
1/3 cup of lime juice or less up to your taste
1 T of fish sauce
Sugar as needed
Half red onion slices thin
1 cup of bean sprout
3 T of roasted rice powder (optional you can do without it)
2 cups of mix herbs like mint, basil, ect…
3 hot chilies minced

Boil water then pour over the meat, just cook the meat to medium rare (if the meat cook too long the salad won’t taste good) squeeze the water out then set the meat aside.

In a small bowl combine the prahok juice, lime, fish sauce, sugar, chili and garlic mix well.

In a larger bowl combine the meat,lemongrass, kaffir lime,shallot, roasted rice powder and juice mixture together mix well then add the rest of the vegetables.

Garnish with herbs adjust the flavor to your liking.


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