Thai Fried Beef with Beans and Basil

This is a “during the week” easy and fast dish that tastes like you eat in a traditional Thai restaurant. With just a few ingredients you can create a upper class meal like this.


Time to prepare: 15 minutes

Time to cook: 15 minutes

Servings: 4


Ingredients:

  • 500 g beef steak, cut in thin slices
  • 200 g longbeans, cut in 3 cm pieces
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 100 g (Thai) shallots, chopped
  • 2 red chilies, chopped without seeds
  • 1 bunch Thai basil, only leaves
  • 3-4 cm fresh ginger, cut in thin stripes
  • 3 tbs neutral oil
  • 1 tbs fish sauce
  • 3 tbs oystersauce
  • 2 tbs palm sugar
  • 2 pn salt
  • fresh chilies for serving

Method:

  • Heat oil in a wok on high heat
  • Fry basil leaves until crispy (leave some leaves for garnishing)
  • Remove the leaves and put them on a paper towel
  • Add garlic, shallots and chilies and stir fry for 2 minutes
  • Add beef and ginger and stir fry for 3 more minutes
  • Now add beans and stir fry for 6-7 minutes more
  • Add fish sauce, oyster sauce, palm sugar and salt
  • Serve with fried and crispy basil leaves and chopped chilies
  • Eat with rice or rice noodles

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love.food.asia.

Why Food? Why Asia? And why Love? 3 simple questions – 1 simple answer. If you´ve traveled in asia like me. If you try to find some new different and special things. If you keep your eyes and your mind open for a new taste. You will fall in love with the asian cruisine! That´s the reason why I start writing this blog. To share my love with all of you! I´ll try to post 1 or 2 recipes every week! THX to Pecilius in Singapore for the idea! Enjoy reading and exploring the asian cruisine! Peace Martin

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