Thai Beef With Basil

Thai Beef with Basil is a popular menu item at our local Thai restaurants.

The mixture of beef, basil and vegetables served on a bed of Jasmine rice provide a very satisfying meal that will be make you skip buying take-way.  Mixed with a wonderful marinade that is very subtly sweet and produces a wonderful sauce to soak up with your rice.

This meal is quick to make and all cooked in a wok, so cleanup is relatively easy as well.  This is definitively a dish I think you will want to have as a regular on your home menu.

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Thai Beef With Basil
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Ingredients
Marinade
Servings
Ingredients
Marinade
Instructions
Marinade
  1. In a small bowl, add the soy sauce and cornflour and mix until well combined.
  2. Add water, fish sauce, oyster sauce, brown sugar, lime juice and chilli sauce. Stir until well combined. Set aside
Beef
  1. In a medium bowl add cornflour, beef strips & 1 tbsp vegetable oil. Use a spoon to mix until beef is coated in cornflour.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a wok over medium to high heat.
  3. Add beef and cook until browned. Transfer beef to plate and set aside.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and add 1 tbsp vegetable oil to the wok.
  5. Add capsicum, onion & garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes until capsicum & onion softens.
  6. Add carrots and marinade. Note: whisk marinade before adding to wok. Stir regularly for about 1 minute to allow sauce to thicken slightly.
  7. Add beef and basil leaves to wok and continue cooking until basil begins to wilt.
  8. Remove from heat and serve with Jasmine rice
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