Dilmah Seven Star Tea

Dilmah Pure Peppermint Infused Beef Salad with Spicy Dressing

Food : Appetisers

Dilmah Pure Peppermint Infused Beef Salad with Spicy Dressing

Ingredients

  • 900gm Sirloin steak
  • 300ml Water
  • 3 tbsp Dilmah Pure Peppermint Tea
  • For taste Salt
  • 5-8 Black peppercorn

For the salad

  • 100gm Shallot (thinly sliced)
  • 15pc Cherry tomato (wedges)
  • 50gm Coriander leaf (garnish)
  • 3-4pc Kaffir lime leaf (julienne)
  • 100gm Lettuce leaves (romaine lettuce, red oak)
  • 200gm Kyuri or cucumber (peeled, deseed, cut batonnet)
  • 1pc Red chili (deseed, julienne, to garnish)
  • 20gm Mint leaves (to garnish)
  • To taste Salt, pepper

For the spicy sauce

  • 200ml Thai chili sauce
  • 80ml Lime juice (fresh squeeze)

Method

  • Boil the water remove from heat pour in tea.
  • Stir it and let steep for 15-20 min.
  • Slightly crush the black peppercorn.
  • Slice the beef roughly 220g/pc. Season the beef with salt and crush peppercorn.
  • Pour in all the ingredients in vacuum bag with the sirloin and sealed it.
  • Leave it for overnight in a chiller the flavor to synchronize.
  • Remove the sirloin steak from the bag, pat dry. Season with a bit salt and grill the beef till medium. Let it rest 5-10min before slicing it. Thin sliced, placed aside. Or it can be guest preference for the meat doneness.

For the salad

  • In a mixing bowl place all the lettuce, kyuri, cherry tomato and kaffir lime leaf.
  • Spoon few spoons of the sauce and tossed the salad. Season with salt and pepper if needed.

For the spicy sauce

  • Pour the Thai chili sauce and lime juice into a mixing bowl. Mix well. Can add more lime juice if need more acidity.

Assembly / Finishing

  • After tossing the salad line the lettuce on a plate, arrange the beef around the salad.
  • Garnish with julienne chili, mint leaf and coriander leaf. Drizzle some of the sauce around the beef and salad.
  • Refer to picture.

The range of Dilmah Tea used

  • Dilmah t-Series Designer Gourmet Teas

The variety of Dilmah Tea used in the recipe

  • t-Series Pure Peppermint Leaves