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Mae Jum Nam Tok Neua - Thai Beef Salad

Nam Tok Neua

Spicy warm Thai beef salad with fresh mint and lettuce cups
4.50 from 6 votes
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Course: Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Beef Salad, Nam Tok, spicy, Thai Beef Recipes, Thai Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 417kcal


  • 500 g Beef Steak
  • 200 g Shallots
  • 70 g Sticky Rice Glutinous rice
  • 90 g Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 40 g Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • 1-2 Large Lime To Taste
  • 1-2 tbsp Roasted Chilli Powder To Taste
  • 2-3 tbsp Sugar To Taste
  • 3-5 tbsp Fish Sauce To Taste
  • 50 ml Hot Water



  • Gently pan-roast sticky rice until golden brown and then ground to a powder
  • Peel and thinly slice shallots

Cooking Method

  • On a grill skillet, grill the beef until desired temperature (rare, med/rare, medium, well-done) and leave the steak to rest
  • In a mixing bowl, add fish sauce, sugar, chilli powder, shallots and lime juice. Pour hot water into the grill skillet and mix together with the beef juice before adding it to the mixing bowl. Mix together before adding half of the ground sticky rice powder. Taste and adjust if desired
  • After the beef has rested, slice into bite-size pieces and add to the mixing bowl with mint and coriander leaves. Mix together and more ground sticky rice powder to thicken the sauce if needed
  • Serve with freshly made sticky rice, lettuce and cucumber. Enjoy!


Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 1178mg | Potassium: 791mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2254IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 5mg