From the Kitchen No. 13

Thai Beef Salad

Single Plating Slate Cheese Board in black.


— 1 1/2 cups green papaya, julienned
— 1 long bean, sliced
— 5 cherry tomatoes
— 2 - 3 thai chili peppers
— 1 tablespoon sugar
— 2 tablespoons juiced lime
— 1 tablespoon fish sauce
— 6 oz. medium rare skirt steak, sliced
— 2 tablespoons peanuts, crushed

Mix together papaya, long beans and tomatoes in a bowl and reserve. Crush the chilies, garlic and sugar in a mortar and pestle to form a paste. Add the lime juice and fish sauce into the paste to form dressing. Combine dressing with bowl of vegetables, mix and plate. Place steak above salad and garnish with peanuts.


One serving.

King Phojanakong is the owner and executive chef of Brooklyn's Umi Nom and Manhattan's Kuma Inn. Umi Nom, 433 Dekalb Ave., Brooklyn NY • 718.789.8806 •