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Festive beef noodle salad

Add some festive colour to your table this Christmas with this summer salad!

15 mins
10 ingredients
$4 / person
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Festive beef noodle salad



Servings = 4

400g blade steak, visible skin and fat removed

1 tablespoon oyster sauce

1 small red capsicum, remove the stem and seeds. Cut the flesh into strips

1 cucumber, cut in half lengthways. Cut into half moon shaped slices on an angle

1 bunch coriander, roughly chop the leaves

125g rice Vermicelli

1/3 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts, roughly chopped


2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce

2 teaspoons vinegar

2 teaspoons fish sauce

It’s this easy

  • Mix the steak and oyster sauce, place in a covered container or dish and place in the fridge to marinate for 2 hours or overnight if you have time
  • Boil some water, place rice vermicelli in a bowl and pour over enough water to cover. Let the vermicelli soak in the water for about 2 mins until the noodles are soft, then drain
  • Make the dressing by mixing all the dressing ingredients together
  • Pre-heat the BBQ or frying pan on a moderately high heat. Cook the steak for 2-3 minutes on each side for a medium-rare steak
  • Put the steak on a plate, cover loosely with some foil or another plate and allow it to rest while you make the salad
  • In a large salad bowl combine the vegetables, peanuts, vermicelli and dressing and gently mix it all together
  • Put the salad on a large plate or bowl, slice the steak thinly and arrange on top of the salad


  • Sprinkle some crispy fried shallots and garlic on top of the salad for an extra flavour boost. You can find these in the Asian food section of the supermarket.


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (1201kJ)
  • Protein (26.8g)
  • Total fat (10.4g)
  • Saturated fat (2.8g)
  • Carbohydrate (19.4g); Starch (7.6g), Sugars (11.8g), Added sugars (8.3g), Free sugars (8.3g)
  • Dietary fibre (3.8g)
  • Sodium (577mg)
  • Calcium (46mg)
  • Iron (3.7mg)


Contains: Gluten, Nuts, Seafood, Soy, FODMAPs.
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