Lightly score the flank steak in a crosshatch pattern, making the cuts about 1/4 inch deep.
Place the meat in a glass baking dish..
Combine the marinade ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk until the sugar dissolves. Pour mixture over the steak and let marinate , covered in the refrigerator for at least 3-8 hours, turning several times.
Once meat has finished marinading, drain the marinade from the meat and heat the grill to high or broil or heat cast iron pan over high heat.
When pan is hot,, oil lightly and add meat.
Cook to desired doneness, 4-6 minutes a side for medium rare.
Transfer meat to cutting board when cooked and cool slightly ( salad can be served warm or at room temperature)
Prepare the dressing:
grind the garlic, chiles and sugar im a mortar and pestle, blender, or food processor until they form a paste. Add the fish sauce and lemon juice and blend until combined.
Prepare the salads:
line a serving platter with the lettuce leaves and arrange the cucumber slices, oinion, cherry tomatoes and mint leaves on top.
Thinly slice the steak against the grain on the diagonal.
Spoon the dressing over the platter of salad and arrange sliced meat over the top.
Sprinkle with cilantro and peanuts.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (727g)|
|Recipe Makes: 5 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 60 (21%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 6.7g||9 %|
|Saturated Fat 1g||5 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.3g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 1661.3mg||57 %|
|Potassium 1327.6mg||35 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 52.7g||15 %|
|Dietary Fiber 8.2g||33 %|
|Sugars, other 44.4g|
|Protein 9.2g||13 %|
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Calories per serving: 280
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