Classic steak with spicy Thai sauce

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Serves

4

Classic steak with spicy Thai sauce

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

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Ingredients

  • 4 T-bone steaks , about 350 g each, at room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 serrano chilies , coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves

Instructions

  • PREHEAT barbecue to medium-high. Sprinkle both sides of steaks with salt. Season with fresh pepper.
  • WHIRL garlic and chilies in a food processor until finely chopped. Add lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, cilantro and mint. Whirl until finely chopped. Scrape into a small bowl. Set aside.
  • OIL grill. Barbecue steaks, lid open, 5 to 6 min per side for medium-rare, if steak is 1 in. thick. Transfer steaks to a cutting board. Let stand 5 min, then slice into thin strips. Serve drizzled with cilantro sauce and sprinkled with more mint, if desired.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 426,
  • Protein
  • 51 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11 g,
  • Fat
  • 19 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 962 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin B6
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