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Seared beef with palm sugar and coconut slaw

A fast, everyday salad recipe that doesn't skimp on flavour.
A plate of seared beef tossed through a palm sugar and coconut slaw.

Seared beef with palm sugar and coconut slaw

Jeremy Simons
4 - 6

Coleslaw get a flavourful upgrade in this seared beef with palm sugar and coconut slaw. A spicy, zesty dressing kicks the flavour up in this simple salad recipe.




1.Combine fish sauce and oil in a shallow tray. Season with pepper. Add steak, toss to coat and marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes.
2.Meanwhile, for dressing, combine ingredients and 2 tbsp hot water in a bowl, stirring to dissolve sugar.
3.Combine cabbages, green beans and cucumber in a large bowl. Add half the dressing and toss well to combine. Refrigerate until required.
4.Heat a lightly greased chargrill or barbecue over high heat. Add steak and cook, turning once, until browned all over and medium-rare (6-8 minutes each side). Rest for 5 minutes, then thinly slice.
5.Add beef to slaw and gently toss. Divide among plates, top with basil and coconut; serve with extra dressing.

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