Recipe courtesy of James Babian

Kiawe-Grilled Flank Steak and Spicy Green Papaya Salad

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 10 hr 45 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Inactive: 10 hr
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place all dressing ingredients in blender and puree until smooth. Divide in half. 
  2. Marinate the steak covered and refrigerated overnight in half of the marinade/dressing. Remove steak and discard the marinade. Season with salt and pepper. Grill to medium rare and let rest 15 minutes. When slightly cooled, thinly slice across the grain. 
  3. In a mixing bowl, toss the sliced steak, green papaya, onion, red pepper, and remaining dressing. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve on a platter or over mixed greens.

Cook’s Note

Allow the flavors to marry by chilling the salad a couple of hours before serving. This salad holds very well and is good the next day. Can also be prepared a day ahead.

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