Combine all the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Mix in the beef strips and leave aside.
Combine all the nuoc mam sauce ingredients. Cover with cling wrap and leave aside until needed.
Prep all you vegetables.
Cook your rice noodles as directed on the packaging and leave it in strainer until needed.
In a large fry pan or skillet on high, add 1 tbsp of oil and cook the the beef strips until done.
Taste test your nuoc mam sauce and adjust it to your liking. (Do this only after the garlic has had time to infuse)
In each bowl, place the rice noodles in first and then all the toppings on top. Pour the nuoc mam sauce over the top and finish with crushed peanuts.