30 minutesDinner

Ginger-sesame beef salad

Makes: four servings
Makes: four servings


  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 ½ tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 ¼ lbs new york strip steak, sliced into strips
  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 green onions
  • ¾ lime
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 4 cups lettuce
  • 1 ½ tbsp sesame seeds
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro


  1. In a bowl, whisk together 2 tbsp olive oil, the fish sauce and ginger. Add strip steak and refrigerate 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, dice cucumber. Thinly slice green onion. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining 4 tbsp olive oil, 4 tsp lime juice, the mustard and the sesame oil; season with salt and pepper.

  3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Remove strip steak from the bowl and pat dry. Add to the skillet and cook 2 minutes on each side, or until done to your preference. Add green onion and cook 1 minute more.

  4. In a bowl, combine lettuce and cucumber; drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Top with steak and sprinkle with cilantro.