Years ago, my husband and I went to a great restaurant that served Thai and Chinese food. This is my take on one of their dishes.
2 Tbs Olive Oil
2 oz. Curry Paste
1 lb Beef, thinly sliced
2 tsp Palm Sugar
2 Garlic Cloves, minced
1/8 tsp Pepper
1 tsp Lime Juice
1/4 tsp Fish Sauce, to taste
1 Head of Cabbage, steamed
2 c Jasmine Rice
Cook rice according to directions on package. Steam cabbage and set aside. Heat oil in a high sided skillet (or wok). Add curry paste and stir fry it a bit. Add your beef and stir fry it as well. Add in sugar, garlic, pepper, lime juice, and fish sauce. Stir to combine and remove the meat when everything is heated through. Turn off the heat to the pan. Put your steamed cabbage in the pan and swirl it around, tossing to coat it in the curry spices. To serve, place meat over a bed of steamed cabbage and jasmine rice. Enjoy!
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1 Tbs Olive Oil (or Peanut Oil)
2 oz. Panang Curry Paste
1 Tbs Palm Sugar
1 tsp Lime Juice
12 oz. Beef (California Tri-Tip, Pork Fillet, or Tenderloin)
1 can Coconut Milk
2 Tbs Ground Peanuts (plus more for garnish)
1 tsp Dried Basil
1/2 tsp Fish Sauce (to taste)
Red Pepper Flakes (to taste)
Slice beef incredibly thin and set aside. I use a serrated knife to do this. Heat oil in a high sided large skillet. Add curry paste, palm sugar, and lime juice. Stir and allow to reduce a little. Add beef and sear while mixing with the curry spice mix. Once beef is seared on all sides, add coconut milk, peanuts, and basil. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes minimum. The longer it simmers, the better it tastes. While it is simmering, cook your jasmine rice according to the directions on the package. About 15 minutes before you dish up, add the fish sauce to the curry dish. To serve, put rice in a bowl, ladle beef and curry broth over rice. Top with additional peanuts and red pepper flakes.
This is also great as a chicken dish. Just swap beef out and replace with chicken.
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