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Cashew Curried Beef Recipe
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Cashew Curried Beef Recipe

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“This recipe is a favorite with my whole family. The ingredients are a wonderful mix of sweet, salty and spicy.” —Jennifer Fridgen, East Grand Forks, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 can (13.66 ounces) coconut milk, divided
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce or soy sauce
  • 8 cups chopped bok choy
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup salted cashews
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Hot cooked brown rice

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups (calculated without rice) equals 469 calories, 35 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 873 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute beef in 1 tablespoon oil until no longer pink. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Spoon 1/2 cup cream from top of coconut milk and place in the pan. Add remaining oil; bring to a boil. Add curry paste; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until oil separates from coconut milk mixture.
  3. Stir in the brown sugar, fish sauce and remaining coconut milk. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add bok choy and red pepper; return to a boil. Cook and stir 2-3 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Stir in the cashews, cilantro and beef; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 5 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with regular (full-fat) coconut milk. Light coconut milk contains less fat.
Originally published as Cashew Curried Beef in Taste of Home August/September 2010, p73

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups (calculated without rice) equals 469 calories, 35 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 873 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

Reviews for Cashew Curried Beef

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Reviewed Jun. 5, 2013

I think I would try to add a few things....some garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, ginger? or peanut butter. I did add some broccoli and carrots and that was good.

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Reviewed Jun. 5, 2013

I think I would try to add a few things....some garlic, salt, red pepper flakes? or peanut butter. I did add some broccoli and carrots and that was good.

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Reviewed May. 29, 2012

I used the light coconut milk and it worked out great.

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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

Very easy and delicious. A keeper, for sure!

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Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

Easy and delicious :)

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