Slow Cooker Thai Beef Curry
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) beef for stirfry
  • 2 - Tbsp lime juice
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - cup(s) beef broth
  • 3 - Tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 - 15 oz. can light coconut milk**
  • 1/2 - lb(s) bag matchstick carrots
  • 1 - cup(s) frozen peas
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the beef for stirfry into the base of the slow cooker, then sprinkle the lime juice and salt and pepper on top.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the minced garlic, beef broth, red curry paste and coconut milk. Pour over the beef in the slow cooker, then stir in the carrots and peas.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours.
  4. Cook the rice, as directed.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Thai Beef Curry over rice with side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 2 lbs. beef for stirfry
    • 2 Tbsp lime juice
    • Salt and pepper
    • 2 tsp minced garlic
    • 2 tsp minced garlic
    • 1 cup beef broth
    • 3 Tbsp red curry paste
    • 1/2 lb. bag matchstick carrots
    • 1 cup frozen peas
    • Note: Do NOT add the canned coconut milk before freezing.

    Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker, adding the canned coconut milk, and cooking on low for 8 hours.

    Special notes

    If your grocery store doesn’t carry “beef for stirfry” (or beef that is pre-cut into strips), purchase a skirt steak and slice into strips across the grain.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Slow Cooker Thai Beef Curry

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and add the contents of the bag to the slow cooker. Stir in the canned coconut milk, then slow cook on low for 8 hours.
    Serve over rice with salad.