Spicy Steak Salad with Sriracha Dressing

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 9:00 AM, July 17, 2015

Aired July 17, 2015

Serves 4

1 flank steak, about 1 1/4 pounds
Kosher salt
Coarsely ground Szechuan peppercorns or black pepper
1 large clove garlic, grated or pasted
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons Mirin or sherry
2 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons Sriracha sauce
1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil, plus some for drizzling
3 small heads butter or baby red leaf lettuce, leaves separated
1/2 pound snap peas, blanched in boiling water for 2 minutes then cold-shocked
4 radishes, thinly sliced
A handful cilantro leaves (optional)
1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts or smoked almonds, chopped
Lime wedge
Worcestershire sauce


Preheat a cast-iron skillet or griddle to medium-high. Rub the steak with salt and Szechuan or black pepper.
Whisk up garlic, vinegar, Mirin or sherry, soy sauce, Sriracha and olive or vegetable oil.
Arrange lettuce on a large patter and top with snap peas, radishes, onions, cilantro and nuts. 
Grill or griddle meat for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally. Let rest then thinly slice. Squeeze lime over the meat and drizzling with some Worcestershire sauce. Arrange on the salad, top with dressing and serve.