Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat)

Grilled Beef with Hot Basil and Chili Sauce Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

500 g

125 ml

20 g



2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Beef rib-eye or lean flank steak

Hot basil and chili sauce

Crispy fried basil leaves, to serve



Soy sauce

Fish sauce


Freshly ground black pepper

Method :
  • First make the Marinade by combining the soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar and black pepper in a bowl.

  • Mix well until the sugar is dissolved.

  • Pour the Marinade over the beef and marinate for about 1 hour.

  • Grill the beef on a charcoal or pan grill until browned on the outside but still pink and moist on the inside. This should take 5 to 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.

  • Cut the beef into thin sliced and place on a serving platter.

  • Pour the hot basil and chili sauce and serve with crispy fried basil leaves.

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