Kato's Thai - Red Curry Beef

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I hope that you will enjoy my version of Thai Red Curry Beef which was created for CQ3 - Thailand/Indonesia - Thai Curry Challenge.

It is great served over jasmine rice or noodles and garnished with green onions, cilantro and salted peanuts.

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1 lb sirloin steak (very thinly sliced)
pinch of salt
2 tbsp coconut oil (more or less as required)
2 - 3 tbsp red curry paste (or to preference)
2 medium garlic cloves (minced)
1 tsp fresh ginger (minced)
1/2 small sweet white onion (thinly sliced)
1 chinese shallot, (thinly sliced)
2 thai birds eye chilies (finely chopped)
1 (13.5 oz) can coconut cream
1/2 (13.5 oz) can coconut milk
1 - 2 tbsp brown sugar (personal preference)
2 lime leaves (finely shredded)
1 lime (juiced)
1 1/2 tbsp fish sauce + 1 tsp sriracha sauce
1/2 sweet red pepper (thinly sliced)
1 small carrot, thinly sliced + 4 oz bamboo shoots (drained)
1/3 cup thai basil (torn)
steamed jasmine rice (cooked)


cilantro (finely chopped)
green onions (thinly sliced)
salted peanuts (coarsley chopped)
1 tsp sriracha sauce
1 small carrot, thinly sliced

How to Make Kato's Thai - Red Curry Beef


  • 1Sprinkle sliced beef with salt and set aside until needed.
  • 2Heat oil on medium - high in a large skillet for 2 minutes.
  • 3Add curry to the oil and blend well, stirring for 2 minutes.
  • 4Add garlic, ginger, onion, shallot and chilies, and cook until tender crisp about 3 minutes.
  • 5Next add the coconut cream and coconut milk, blend well for 2 minutes.
  • 6Add brown sugar, lime leaves, lime juice, fish sauce and sriracha sauce, bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes.
  • 7Now add the sweet red pepper slice, carrot slices and the bamboo shoots and then the sliced beef to the curry mixture.
  • 8Stir and cook for 3 - 4 minutes. (or until meat is cooked to your preference)
  • 9Remove the curry from heat and stir in the torn basil.
  • 10Serve over Jasmine Rice and garnish with cilantro, green onions and chopped peanuts.

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About Kato's Thai - Red Curry Beef

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Thai
Hashtag: #red curry

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