Spicy Thai Beef Salad

Yam Nua Yang

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By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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This recipe is modeled on Thailand’s famous yam nua yang, grilled beef salad. I can’t think of a better starter or light main course on a warm summer day. The combination of flavors—fiery chiles, fragrant mint, ginger, and garlic—is explosive . . . and addictive. As in other recipes, I offer a range of chiles: one for the tender of tongue and six (or more) for the pyromaniac. Sometimes the salad is topped with roasted rice powder (see the box<