Chinese Welsh Beef Salad with soy citrus dressing

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Sunday 7th June 2015


  • 225g (8oz) lean Welsh mince beef
  • 1tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½" root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • Seasoning
  • 100ml citrus fruit juice (a mixture of orange and grapefruit or just orange)
  • 1 orange pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 little gem lettuces, cut into thin wedges

For the dressing:

  • 3tbsp citrus fruit juice
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
  • 1tsp olive oil


  1. Heat oil in a large wok or deep frying pan.
  2. Add beef mince and cook until browned.
  3. Add garlic and ginger, cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add 5 spice and season, coat mince with the spice.
  5. Add fruit juice and cook quickly until juice has reduced to a thin gravy about 4-5 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile make dressing - mix together fruit juice, soy and oil.
  7. Arrange on a serving plate the pepper, spring onions and lettuce
  8. Top with the mince and drizzle with the dressing.
  9. Serve with crusty bread or boiled noodles.

Recipe Information

Serves 4
Calories 140 kcals
Cooking Time

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 140 kcal
  • Energy 588 kj
  • Fat 6.5 g
  • Saturates 1.5 g
  • Salt 0.60g
  • Iron 2.87mg
  • 5-a-day 1

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