Easy Thai Grilled Beef Salad Recipe

simple Thai beef salad on plate

A simple and satisfying salad you’ll come to again and again! The beef can be grilled, pan fried, broiled, or even cooked crumbled, your choice.



For Dressing:

For Beef Patties:

For Salad:


Make Dressing:

  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together.
  2. Let sit to meld flavors while making the rest of the salad.

Make Patties:

  1. Mix ground meat with fish sauce, lime zest, sriracha, salt and garlic powder, stirring well to incorporate evenly. Shape into 8 small patties about 1/2-inch thick.
  2.  Grill patties until done, 5-6 minutes each side (**see note below for other cooking methods).

Make Salad:

  1. While patties are cooking, divide the lettuce and shredded cabbage between 4 dinner plates.
  2. Top with the carrots, bell pepper and onion slices.
  3. When the patties are cooked, arrange two of them on each plate, nestling them into the greens.
  4. Drizzle with dressing and garnish with sesame seeds.


*Ground turkey or chicken can also be used, though you’d need to change the name of the recipe!

**Alternative cooking methods:


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