Diet-Friendly Asian Steak Salad With Mango

Total Time
30 mins

With only 287 calories, you can enjoy your main course salad without feeling guilty. This is a classic Thai beef salad, improved with mango.

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  • 3/4 pound sirloin steak (1 inch thick)
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pickled ginger
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large head romaine lettuce, cut into strips (about 7 cups)
  • mango, cut into thin strips
  • red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, sliced
  • scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


  1. Heat a large skillet over high heat. Season the steak with ¼ teaspoon each of salt and black pepper. Cook 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest at least 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the lime zest and juice, honey, ginger, soy sauce, oil, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Add the lettuce, mango, bell pepper, basil, and scallions and toss to combine. Gently fold in the steak and sprinkle with the sesame seeds.

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