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Overhead shot of thai beef salad on a dark plate topped with cilantro and a lime cheek. Mint sprigs in the background

The Best Ever Low-Carb Thai Beef Salad

This is the best ever recipe for Low-Carb Thai Beef Salad that I have tried. It's low-carb, it's fresh and light and of of course it's super easy and quick. You'll have this gorgeous, healthy meal ready in 20 minutes. 
Course Dinner, Lunch, Salads
Cuisine Asian, Thai
Diet Diabetic, Gluten Free, Low Lactose
Keyword keto thai beef salad, low carb salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 530kcal
Author Abbie Brooks


  • 24 oz sirloin steak, rump or fillet
  • 3 cups leafy greens
  • ½ cup purple cabbage thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup mint
  • ¾ cup cilantro
  • ¾ cup basil
  • 2 cucumbers diced
  • 2 large red chilies seeds removed and diced finelyDressing
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 tbsp lime juice and zest about 2 limes
  • 3 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 3 drops Liquid stevia or 1/2 tsp low-carb sweetener (OPTIONAL)


  • Mix together the lime zest, lime juice, fish sauce, grapeseed oil and sweetener if using.
  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and brush the steaks with some oil.
  • Pan fry (or grill) on each side for a few minutes until cooked.
  • Usually this recipe calls for medium rare but cook to medium or well done if you prefer.
  • Set aside to rest for a few minutes and then slice thinly.
  • Place the salad ingredients and the sliced beef in a large bowl and pour over the dressing.
  • Toss the salad and serve.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 530kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 32g | Fiber: 3g