A Thai salad made with medium rare beef and Thai aubergines. Set a skillet over medium high heat to warm up. Featuring lemon grass, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice, fish sauce, and spicy chili sauce, it's tangy with a touch sweetness and a little bit of spicy heat. Nam tok is a simple beef salad, spiced with ground Thai chili and incorporating green onion, fresh cilantro, shallots and mint leaves. The sliced, raw eggplants are mixed in with the warm beef to soften them ( makhuea on means "soft aubergine"). This colorful salad brings out the very best of Thai cuisine. "Nam Tok" means water fall and is said to originate from watching the juices leave the grilling steak. Once the skillet has heated up, remove the steak from the marinade and place in the hot pan. https://www.womensweeklyfood.com.au/recipes/thai-beef-salad-22500 View Recipe this link opens in a new tab. Cook the steak for 5 minutes, then flip and cook for 5 more minutes for medium rare. Thai Beef Salad Credit: mommyluvs2cook. Some also say the name is … This particular version of the salad was served with a nam tok -style dressing.