Friday, January 17, 2014
BRAZILIAN STYLE STEAK WITH SQUASH AND ORANGE SLAW
Now this IS a great and refreshing salad, and nutritional packed!!
For 4 servings you will need:
2 cups grated/shredded zucchini
2 cups grated/shredded yellow fleshed squash ( butternut, acorn & etc.)
2 cups shredded green or red cabbage very finely shredded
1 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tsp cider vinegar
1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 cup shredded scallions
1/2 cup minced parsley/cilantro
1 ripe bell pepper rough chopped
1 medium apple
1 pound lean steak, fat trimmed
1/2 cup chopped Brazil nuts (or other raw nut)
1/2 cup minced celery
Mix all the vegetables in a bowl
Core and roughly chop the apple and add to orange juice to avoid discoloring.
Grill the steak to your preference, remove from grill, then sprinkle with the cider vinegar & allow to cool.
When cold slice very thin.
Mix the olive oil, fruit juice, & grated nutmeg in a jelly jar and shake to combine, dress the vegetables ( adding the orange soaked apple) with half of dressing and allow to macerate (soak) for 20 mins (flavors to develop).
Plate and top with steak slices and chopped nuts.
add any seasonal fruit, chopped.
Replace steak with grilled fish/shellfish/or even grated cheese-cooked eggs
Add any spice/citrus of choice and or fresh herbs.
The citrus used has to be freshly squeezed