Stupid-Easy Recipe for Thai Red Curry Beef Skillet (#1 Top-Rated)


With only 15 minutes of active cooking time, this bold and spicy dish is an easy way to liven up your weeknight dinner menu. Recipe by Brittany Conerly.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Thai Red Curry Beef Skillet.

1. Info for Thai Red Curry Beef Skillet

  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Servings: 5
  • Calories: 450.99 kcal

2. Ingredients for Thai Red Curry Beef Skillet

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ginger root, 1-inch piece, minced
  • 1 pound beef, medium diced
  • 4 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 serrano chile, sliced
  • 1 cup Thai Basil, or Basil
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 5.4 ounce can coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 lime, juice of
  • 1/2 cup cashews, toasted
  • Torn mint and basil for serving
  • Torn mint and basil for serving

3. Directions:

  1. Add olive oil, garlic, and ginger to a skillet over medium-heat. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until aromatic.
  2. Add beef and cook for 5-6 minutes until lightly browned. Add in the red curry paste, serrano chili, and basil. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Pour in beef broth and coconut milk and give it a stir. Bring to a simmer, then add the kosher salt, red and yellow bell peppers, brown sugar, and lime juice. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes over low heat, until the beef is tender.
  4. Taste for seasoning, adding salt or additional lime juice as needed, and serve with toasted cashews and fresh torn mint and basil.

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