Warm “Shaking Beef” Salad with Watercress and Tomatoes

Bò Lúc Lắo

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Little Saigon Cookbook: Vietnamese Cuisine And Culture In Southern California's Little Saigon

Little Saigon Cookbook

By Ann Le

Published 2011

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The English translation of luc lac means “to shake” something, as in some kind of covered container. This is exactly what you need to do with this marinated beef—luc lac it in a container with a lid or in a mixing bowl with a large plate on top. Watercress is a refreshing green, but somewhat bland, so adding this flavorful beef makes for an interesting contrast. If you do not have watercress, try mâche (lamb’s lettuce) or red lettuce. The tomatoes are not a must, but they do add taste and color.