Thai Red Beef Stir Fry Curry
A delicious, flavoursome and extremely quick Thai beef curry that can be made in the time it takes to cook your rice!
Prep time: 5-10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
For the paste
1 shallot, peeled & roughly chopped
2 birds eye chillies, de-seeded & roughly chopped
3 garlic cloves, peeled & roughly chopped
2 kaffir lime leaves, roughly chopped
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp shrimp paste
4 tbsp tomato puree
1 tbsp paprika
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp ground coriander
½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp turmeric
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
For the curry
1 tbsp groundnut oil
250g/9oz beef fillet, thinly sliced
400ml/14 fl oz coconut milk
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 lime, juice only
300g/11oz Thai jasmine rice, steamed
1. For the paste, place all the ingredients into a food processor and blend until you have a smooth paste.
2. For the curry, heat a wok and then add the oil and beef, stir fry until browned. Add the paste and cook for 1-2 minutes. Pour in the coconut milk, bring to the boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
3. Add the fish sauce and lime juice to taste. Serve with jasmine rice.