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  • 500grams lean minced beef
  • ½ cup flour of choice
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablepoons red curry paste
  • 1 ½ cups coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 ½ tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, mint or coriander to garnish



  1. Shape mince into balls about 2.5 cms round. Roll in flour shaking off the excess.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a wok and fry meat balls until brown shaking the pan to brown the balls evenly. Remove and drain on paper to absorb excess fat.
  3. Add the remaining oil to wok, stir fry curry paste for a minute or so to stop sticking.
  4. Add coconut milk, stir, then add the fish sauce and peanut butter. Taste to see if more fish sauce is required.
  5. Add the meat balls to sauce and simmer gently for about 5 minutes.
  6. Garnish with the chopped leaves and serve with boiled rice.


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