Vietnamese Style Grilled Steak with Noodles

May 9, 2010 / By Foodland

Vietnamese Style Grilled Steak with Noodles

Great flavors come to life in this amazing dish
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Beef, Pasta
Servings 2 Servings


  • 6 ounces dry vermicelli rice noodles
  • 2 3/4" thick boneless striploin steaks
  • Noodle Sauce
  • 0.25 cup sugar
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 0.333333 cup fish sauce
  • 0.5 cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced or julienned
  • 2 teaspoons chili paste
  • Marinade
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 0.333333 cup fish sauce
  • 0.25 cup sugar
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Garnishes
  • 0.25 cup packed fresh mint leaves, shredded
  • 0.25 cup red leaf lettuce, torn
  • 0.75 cup fresh bean sprouts, rinsed and drained
  • 0.5 red bell pepper, cut into julienne strips
  • lime wedges


  1. Combine the ingredients for the marinade and marinate the steaks for 6-8 hours.
  1. Boil the rice noodle in a kettle of salted water.
  2. While the noodles are boiling, combine the ingredients for the noodle sauce.
  3. Boil noodles until it is just tender and drain it in a colander.
  4. Rinse the noodles under cold water and drain it well.
  1. Heat a well seasoned ridged grill pan over moderately high heat until it is hot.
  2. Pat the steak dry, season with salt and pepper, and grill for 3-4 minutes on each side or until they are springy to the touch (for medium-rare meat).
  3. Alternatively the steaks may be grilled on an oiled rack set 4-5 inches over glowing coals for the same amount of time.
  4. Transfer the steaks to a cutting board and let them stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Cut the steaks into thin slices.
  6. Divide the noodles between 2 bowls.
  7. Garnish the noodles with mint and torn lettuce, arrange the steak slices on top and surround with bean sprouts and bell pepper.
  8. Garnish each serving with more mint and lime wedges.
  9. Drizzle with noodle sauce and serve extra on the side to adjust seasoning.
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