Japanese Beef Salad Recipe with baby gem lettuce and radishes served on a long white plate

Japanese-style beef salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Steak doesn't have to be high-calorie. This Japanese-style beef salad is full of fresh, zesty Asian-inspired flavours, is ready in 20 minutes and comes in at under 250 calories. It tastes so good, you'll forget you're being virtuous



  • rump or sirloin steak 250g, trimmed of all fat
  • oil for frying
  • radishes 8, sliced
  • baby gem lettuce 2 heads


  • carrot 1 small, grated
  • mirin 2 tbsp
  • rice vinegar 1 tbsp
  • soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • sesame oil 1 tsp
  • shallot 1, finely chopped
  • root ginger 1 tbsp, grated


  • Step 1

    Brush the steak with 1 tsp oil and season. Heat a frying or griddle pan until very hot then sear the steak for 2 minutes each side. Rest for 5 minutes and thinly slice.

  • Step 2

    Mix the dressing ingredients together. Arrange the steak and baby gem on two plates, pour over the dressing and scatter with radishes.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 242
  • Fat 8.6g
  • Carbs 13.2g
  • Fibre 1.5g
  • Protein 28.8g
  • Salt 1.59g