The salad that lies beneath the succulent chunks of sirloin here jump-starts the taste buds—romaine, cucumber, carrots, mint, and cilantro with a Thai dressing of fish sauce, lemon juice, and rice vinegar. It's refreshing, light, and perfect fro a warm summer evening. More Terrific Salads
Asian fish sauce is available at Asian markets and many supermarkets.
Although beef traditionally calls for a red, these seasonings suggest a white wine. A rich Californian, such as a full-bodied Chardonnay, can play to both the beef and the salad here. If you prefer red wine, try a light, fruity Beaujolais.