Looking for a tasty and quick recipe for a weeknight dinner? This red curry beef stir-fry is both delicious and easy to prepare.

Tender beef strips are combined with crunchy vegetables like red pepper, green beans, and onion, all complemented by the spicy flavor of red curry paste. To add a touch of sweetness, palm sugar or brown sugar is included in the mixture, while fish sauce contributes a salty note.

The dish is garnished with Thai basil or kaffir lime leaves for a final touch of freshness. Serve it with jasmine rice for a complete and balanced meal that the whole family will enjoy.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4


Ingredients :

  • 500 g beef cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 red pepper cut into pieces
  • 1 onion cut into quarters
  • 1 handful of green beans cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon of fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon palm sugar (or brown sugar)
  • Finely chopped Thai basil or kaffir lime leaves to garnish (optional)


Instructions :

    1. In a wok or large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
    2. Add the red curry paste and fry for a minute until it becomes fragrant.
    3. Add the beef and cook for a couple of minutes.
    4. Add the onion and red pepper, and sauté for 3-5 minutes until they slightly soften.
    5. Pour in the chicken stock, fish sauce (or salt), and palm sugar (or brown sugar), then simmer for about 5-7 minutes until the stock has slightly reduced.
    6. Garnish with fresh Thai basil if desired.
    7. Serve hot with jasmine rice.

It is Yummy!

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