Thai Fried Beef with Beans and Basil

Thai Fried Beef with Beans and Basil

Our Thai fried beef with beans and basil 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.


lactose free meat

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

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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