Recipes and Cooking Thai Rice Noodle and Grilled Steak Salad 4.4 (15) Add your rating & review How you slice a piece of meat is key to how tender it is, especially with tougher cuts. Thin slices cut against the grain (across rather than parallel to the muscle fibers) are more tender and easier to chew. By Anna Kovel Anna Kovel Website Anna Kovel is a food expert with over two decades of experience working in culinary development, from recipe creation to food styling. She shares her knowledge across her website as well as in major publications like Better Homes & Gardens and Gather Journal. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 22, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Marinate Time: 15 mins Grill Time: 15 mins Total Time: 50 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 limes 3 tablespoon fish sauce 2 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ¾ pound flat iron, flank, or skirt steak ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper 8 ounce flat rice noodles, cooked, drained, and rinsed 2 cups torn green leaf or romaine lettuce 1 medium seedless cucumber, thinly sliced 2 carrots, thinly bias-sliced ½ cup basil leaves ⅓ cup mint leaves ½ cup peanuts, coarsely chopped Directions Finely shred zest from 2 of the limes; juice to get 1/4 cup. In a small bowl whisk together 1 Tbsp. of the fish sauce, 1 Tbsp. of the sugar, lime zest, oil, and garlic. Place steak in a resealable plastic bag; pour mixture over steak. Seal bag, turning to coat. Marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes or up to 24 hours. Drain; discard marinade. Grill steak on rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat 15 to 18 minutes or until desired doneness. Cover. Let rest 5 minutes. Meanwhile, for dressing, in a small bowl whisk together lime juice, remaining fish sauce, remaining sugar, 1 tablespoon water, and red pepper. In a large bowl combine noodles, lettuce, cucumber, carrots, basil, and mint. Thinly slice steak against the grain; arrange on salad. Sprinkle with peanuts. Serve with dressing and remaining lime, cut into wedges. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 524 Calories 18g Fat 65g Carbs 28g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 524 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 55mg 18% Sodium 1138mg 49% Total Carbohydrate 65g 24% Total Sugars 10g Protein 28g Vitamin C 18.3mg 92% Calcium 110mg 8% Iron 3.8mg 21% Potassium 777mg 17% Folate, total 67mcg Vitamin B-12 1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.8mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.