Cooking guideline based on 3cm thick steak Rare: 4 minutes on each side Med-rare: 5 minutes on each side (recommended) Medium: 6 minutes on each side Well-done: Not recommended
Substitute fillet with sirloin or rump steak
Combine the salad dressing ingredients, mix well and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Prepare all of the fresh ingredients for the salad and combine in a large bowl.
Generously season the fillet with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Add sesame seed oil to a frying pan and heat until smoking hot. Cook the fillet to your preference (medium rare is recommended), see cooking guideline above and adjust the time according to the thickness of your steak.
Leave the meat to rest for half its cooking time.
Slice the beef into thin slivers and add to the salad.
Drizzle the dressing over the top of the salad, toss and garnish with the fresh chillies and roasted cashew nuts.