Hot Beef & Coconut Curry

Baby Kato


My hubby & I love Thai curries. This one is very special. Hope that you will enjoy this delicious dish as much as we do. Another flavorful dish that is quick and very easy to make.


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10 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


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    2 cups milk, coconut
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    3 tablespoons curry paste, red, thai
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    2 garlic cloves, crushed
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    1 lb steak, braising, cut 3/4-inch chunks
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    2 kaffir lime leaves, fresh (i use frozen when i can't get fresh)
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    3 tablespoons lime juice, fresh squeezed
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    2 tablespoons fish sauce
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    1 chili, red, large, fresh, seeded and sliced thinly
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    1⁄2 teaspoon turmeric, ground
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    1⁄4 teaspoon salt, sea
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    1⁄2 teaspoon pepper, black
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    2 tablespoons basil, fresh, chopped
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    2 tablespoons cilantro, fresh, chopped
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    1⁄3 cup coconut, toasted, shredded (garnish)
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    4 cups rice, steamed

How to Make Hot Beef & Coconut Curry


  1. Bring the coconut milk to boil, in a large pan.
  2. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, or until it has thickened.
  3. Now stir in the curry paste and garlic, simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Add the beef to the pan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  5. Lower the heat add the lime leaves, juice, fish sauce, chili, turmeric and salt.
  6. Cover the pan and simmer 25 minutes.
  7. Please add a little water if the sauce looks dry.
  8. Lastly you will add the basil and cilantro, taste and season with salt and pepper if you desire.
  9. Garnish with the toasted coconut and serve with steamed rice.

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About Hot Beef & Coconut Curry

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Thai
Hashtag: #thai Curry

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