Thai Beef Red Curry
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) beef for stirfry
  • 1 - Tbsp canola oil
  • 2 - Tbsp lime juice
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - 15 oz. can light coconut milk**
  • 1 - cup(s) beef broth
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 3 - Tbsp red curry paste
  • 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. Seed and slice the red bell pepper(s).
  2. Open the coconut milk, and reheat it over low heat if it has separated.
  3. In a large saucepan, saute beef for stirfry strips in the oil and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the coconut milk, beef broth, red bell pepper slices, minced garlic, and red curry paste and bring to bubbling. Stir in the matchstick carrots and frozen peas. Return to bubbling over medium low heat.
  4. Cook the rice, as directed.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Thai Beef Red Curry over rice with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Seed and slice 2 red bell peppers.

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

  • 2 lbs. beef for stirfry
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • Half of the red bell pepper slices
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp red curry paste
  • 1/2 lb. bag matchstick carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • Do NOT add the coconut milk at this time. Store in the pantry.

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 saucepan and reheating. Once bubbling, stir in the canned coconut milk and return to bubbling.

Special notes

Omit oil and serve over cauli-rice for Paleo/Whole30 meal.

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

Thai Beef Red Curry

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add all ingredients to a large saucepan and bring to bubbling, then stir in the canned coconut milk.
Serve over rice with salad.