French Steak Salad

I find that the most simplest, yet flavorful salads are French ones. I decided to go all the way French with the ingredients and make this perfectly simple French steak salad. 

Now the ingredients are a little pricey, but I was treating myself because the sun was shining and a Wednesday. Reason enough for me.



  •  If you’ve never made a poached egg before, here is a tutorial from Jamie Oliver for a Perfect Poached Egg
  • Use a mandolin to get radishes paper thin
  • Always allow your cooked meats to rest a a few minutes before cutting. That way all those juices that keep it moist can settle back into your meat instead of all over your cutting board
  • I always lightly season my lettuce before dressing it. It makes a world of a difference.


Bon Appétit


French Steak Salad
Recipe TypeSalad
Cuisine: French
Author: Uwale Kiano Moju
  • 8 oz filet mignon
  • 5 oz mache rosettss (lambs lettuce)
  • 2 oz chèvre (French goat cheese)
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced.
  • 2 eggs (poached)
  • fresh baguette
  • sea salt (flakes) & fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • French Vinaigrette
  1. Season the steak with the sea salt & black pepper. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet on medium-high heat. Sear steak about 4 minutes each side. Set side and allow to rest before cutting.
  2. Place lettuce in a bowl and lightly season with a pinch of sea salt and a little black pepper
  3. Lightly coat leaves with the dressing, then divide amongst the 2 plates.
  4. Top each salad with a poached egg (lightly seasoned with a pinch of salt), radishes & a slice of chevre.
  5. Slice steak & arrange on top of the salad. Serve immediately with fresh baguette.



Kiano Moju


Founder of Culinary Inspo. Kiano is a California raised foodie with a big travel bug and even bigger appetite to explore the world's food and cultures.

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