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Watercress Beef Salad

Watercress Beef Salad
Serves: 4-6 Ready In: 20 mins


•    2 bunches of watercress
•    ¼ cup white vinegar
•    2 tbsp of fish sauce
•    1 tbsp of sugar
•    3 tbsp olive oil
•    3 chopped garlic cloves
•    500g of shaved beef steak
•    1 tsp salt
•    1 tsp of black pepper
•    ½ white onion, sliced
•    1 boiled egg, sliced
•    Handful of cherry tomatoes, halved


  1. Thoroughly wash, dry watercress and arrange on a large plate or platter.
  2. Combine vinegar, fish sauce, and sugar in a bowl. Stir to dissolve sugar and set sauce aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium high heat. Add chopped garlic.
  4. Add beef to skillet and season with salt and pepper. Stir-fry for a few minutes then add onion strips (1-2 minutes before beef reaches the desired doneness).  
  5. Add to stir-fry the sauce, and gently toss the beef and onion. Stir-fry until onion has slightly softened and beef has reach desired doneness.
  6. Top bed of watercress with the stir-fried beef and onion. Drizzle the liquid from the stir-fry over the salad.  Garnish with sliced egg and cherry tomatoes.