Sesame steak salad with chilli dipping sauce

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

Steak always feels like a treat. With this recipe for sesame steak salad with chilli dipping sauce it doesn't have to be saved for a special occasion. This dish is ready in under 30 minutes and comes in at under 500 calories. The best part? You won't even notice you're being good.



  • sirloin steak 400g, trimmed of all fat  
  • sesame oil
  • sesame seeds 2 tsp 
  • soy sauce 2 tsp 
  • rice vinegar 2 tsp  
  • sweet chilli sauce 2 tsp 
  • red chilli 1, diced
  • pea shoots a handful 
  • beetroot leaves or mixed leaves a handful
  • carrots 2, shredded 
  • mint a bunch, leaves picked 


  • Step 1

    Rub the steak with 1 tsp sesame oil and scatter sesame seeds on both sides, pressing them on, with some seasoning. Heat a grill pan to very hot and sear the steak for two minutes on each side, or longer if you like. Whisk the soy, rice vinegar, sweet chilli, red chilli and 1 tsp sesame oil. Arrange the pea shoots, leaves, carrot and mint on a platter, thinly slice the steak and add on top. Dress the salad with half the dressing, and serve the rest on the side.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 376
  • Fat 15.8g
  • Saturates 5.6g
  • Carbs 11.7g
  • Fibre 4.1g
  • Protein 44.8g
  • Salt 1.5g