Thai Grilled Beef Salad (Yam Neua Yang)


200g beef sirloin or tenderloin

1 tsp soya sauce

¼ tsp white pepper powder

Sliced red onion – ½ cup

½ cup sliced cucumber

½ cup sliced tomatoes

½ cup chopped Chinese celery

7/9 birds eye chillies

3 garlic cloves, peeled

2 tbsp fish sauce

3 tbsp lime juice

2½ tbsp sugar


Marinate the beef with 1 teaspoon soy sauce and 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper powder for 10 minutes. Grill the beef until well done. Cover it with aluminium foil while preparing the other ingredients. Crush the chillies and garlic in a mortar until fine. Add in chillies mix, lime juice, sugar and fish sauce in a mixing bowl and mix everything very well. Slice the beef into thin slices and add it in the mixing bowl. Mix well. Add all vegetables and mix well.

Source : The Daily Star, August 22, 2017