thanks, Hey Becky!! I am a little confused about one step – “Add the carrots, peppers, hot red pepper, green onions fish sauce, honey, lime juice and 2 tablespoons soy sauce to a medium bowl. I just came across this recipe and boy am I happy that I did. Thanks Allison! Now that is rare. It is so quick and the reason it is so delicious is due to all the fresh basil. I, for one, applaud your no-salad-for-this-Monday decision. For vegetarian eaters, I’m sure crispy tofu or tempeh would be so good! Hey Lindsey! I definitely have to be in the mood for it. Make sense?? Can’t wait to try this Tieghan! And you are right, it does soak up so much! Hey Mike, I am aware of that actually, but I cannot find Thai Basil where I live. Prepping definitely takes me longer than 5 minutes. I am so glad you are enjoying some of my recipes and I hope you continue to! Lemon grass and basil are both in my garden. We love this recipe. It’s savory, spicy, and fragrant of garlic and Thai basil. Your recipes are always so jam-packed with flavor! Then another heading for Thai Basil Beef with ingredients and instructions. easily one of the best Thai food there is! We had to improvise with a couple of things (we forgot to get fish sauce and used Korean sweet and spicy chili sauce instead of Thai sweet chili sauce since that’s what we had) and have agreed that we’ll just need to make it all again with the recommended ingredients thanks for the recipe! The beef gets marinated for 30 minutes while I am prepping the rest of the ingredients. Thanks for this fabulous recipe. that’s not strange at all. Love this! xTieghan. ), but I have bought Thai Kitchen brand and Mae Ploy Brand before and liked them. Is it just to marinate the veggies? But then I came up with these 20 minute thai basil beef and lemongrass rice bowls and I just couldn’t do it! Pour in the sauce mixture and stir-fry for another couple of minutes or until the sauce is mostly absorbed by the meat. I enjoyed everything, my husband prefers it with plain rice (but he’s a rice purist). Thanks Laura! Ok, so everything about this 20 minute Thai basil beef is simple. Honestly, I find it really hard to find a dish that everyone loves. Now you are probably thinking, is there something special about this Monday? Thank you so much, Gwen! , Thank you so much for trying this Maria! Thank you for trying this one and I hope your whole family loves others of mine! You are just marinating the veggies and then you add these veggies to the top of the dish when you are ready to serve. Great Idea with the cauliflower rice! great recipe! Hello! Always here to help if you have any questions! Wow! Thank you for the recipe. I know, I love Thai flavors! Hope you guys love this, thanks! I’ve already pinned a ton of your other recipes and am super excited to try them. This is a lightened up version of the traditional Thai basil beef since it doesn’t use any preservative laden sauces. Also, I’d leave out the sesame oil because it overpowers both of those. awesome. Thank you so much Laura! Heat a large wok or heavy bottomed skillet over medium heat. This looks so good. I am so happy to hear that! Your recipe came out perfect! Toss well and set aside. I made this for some friends who came over for dinner last night and we LOVED it. This time, I don’t have any basil in the fridge but do have basil paste so will be using that instead. Thanks so much for sharing! Hope you get to give this a try! . Also, since the toppings have so much wonderful flavor, I’d just make the rice plain. Very good! Thank you Brook!! Gathering ingredients up for this as I write. Once searingly hot, pour in the vegetable oil. Thai Basil - Thai . But what do I do about the sweet thai chilli sauce? Your email address will not be published. Wonderful flavors! I am just not feeling it. I’ve never though about using ground beef in this way. It’s usually served on a pile of hot jasmine rice and topped with a sunny side up fried egg with the yolk still runny. Next time try the rice!! I made it for dinner tonight and it was absolutely delicious!! Creamy Brie Four Cheese Mac and Cheese with Buttery Ritz Crackers + Video. Thank you for sharing! Thank you! Adjust amount to your preferred level of spiciness.) xTieghan. Visit to find the perfect restaurant near you. SO happy you loved this and I bet the Korean sauce was awesome! xTieghan. I am so glad you like this Emm! I have made a similar version that’s punched in with a little bit of mint, but only a little bit as it can easily overpower the dish. I will fix that. Obsessed. The carrots and peppers do not get cooked, they are used as a topping. Hot and spicy jungle curry with minced beef or chicken (no coconut milk). Whether you need to get dinner on the table for your family tonight or are planning your next get-together with friends, Half Baked Harvest Cookbook has your new favorite recipe. I actually do not calculate the nutritional information of my recipes, I just try to use wholesome healthy ingredients. The beef honestly will take you ten minutes tops. Spices are served onside with roasted peanuts and a lime wedge. Anyway, this beef. N5 Kow-Pad. The thing is, when I really love something I like to “save” it for the perfect time. I can just feel those peppers biting my tongue when I eat the rice bowl. I hope you love this! . xTieghan. You know, I almost posted salad today. It definitely took more than 5 mins and n the prep time. Thai basil tastes like the basil you know, but with a licorice-y accent. Unfortunately basil is not in season and I only had jalapeños. I don’t get overly excited about ground beef either. Thank you! Your email address will not be published. great Asian recipe and I can see why your family went crazy for it. 22 years ago while my husband and I lived in Virginia Beach we would go to a Thai restaurant that had a beef dish that he just loved. Can anyone tell me how many calories would be in one serving of this dish. Sorry this was a bit too salty for you, but I hope when you make it next it turns out just right! This is a great recipe and will make this week! Perfect! I hope you love this recipe! Thank you!! . For example a heading for “Lemongrass Rice” and list ingredients and instructions. The standard basil is all I can get. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Talk about delicious!!! Thai Basil stir-fry was my first ever Thai food experience. Are we supposed to cook the carrots/peppers at all or just put them on top raw? I am about to cook for 30 persons, need a quick and delicious meal, this one is so appealing. Great recipe – exactly the kind of dish my kids (and husband and me) adore! I left it simmering on low for about 45 minutes (guessing here, didn’t time it). It is called fish sauce and it very common in asian food. This recipe calls for the lemongrass stalk! I coated the steak in corn starch before frying it and eventually adding it to the sauce. Although, honestly, I’d probably always be in the mood for this, it looks THAT good. I came across this recipe on Pinterest and made it the other night – wow! We used venison and had great results. I’ve just made it – it’s delicious, thanks so much for the recipe. I also sauted the carrot mixture. And the colours look beautiful! There’s a lot of dicing and slicing but that’s fine with me. Your email address will not be published. With school starting and life getting all serious again I feel like this is going to be your new favorite meal. The main flavour in pad ga prao comes from the mixture of soy sauces, fish sauce and oyster sauce, the Thai basil, and the chilies, of course.. I try to pack in the flavors! What I am really feeling is all the cozy foods, but that is only because our weather is acting like it is LATE fall. I went a little crazy and made like three beef recipes in one day. The recipe is excellent. Thank you so much, Nicole! It takes a lot of time just to prep everything, but well worth the effort. Thai basil and lemon grass are a marriage made in heaven! Or at least I hope so. 30 Minute Korean Beef and Peppers with Sesame Rice. My family really enjoys this dish (I’m making it again tonight). Shop 1B, 38 Gartside Street, Wanniassa, 2903. I can’t wait to explore the rest of your website! I love thai food. Except not really because our crazy Colorado weather means that there are darkest clouds one minute, then all of the sudden blue skies, then back to dark clouds again. xTieghan. It is, right!? 5 from 1 vote Print Thai […] Thai Basil Beef. It’s then given different titles depending on what protein you use. I mean, I would never tell you guys about a non-delicious recipe. I try to live simply, eat seasonally, and cook with whole foods. . Hope you had a great start to your week! Thank you! Simple to make with just a handful of items, one pan, and less than 30 minutes. The whole, I am in, I am out, I am half in, half out, thing is just crazy frustrating. I served them in lettuce cups. My husband and I both loved it and I’ll definitely make it again. (: Loved this! Adding basil to a beef stir fry transforms it into a palate-pleasing dish that is delicious served on top of a piping hot bowl of rice (or cauliflower rice!). Used brown jasmine rice and it turned out great! Please let me know if you have any other questions. I hope you continue to enjoy other recipes! My eldest brother Creighton tries to live off beef, which totally disgusts me, but he is a true American guy. Paleo and Gluten-Free! Local beef, beef meatballs, rice noodles, green onion, cilantro, sprouts, lime, deep fried garlic, and white pepper cooked in our beef bone broth. . Hope you love this!! xTieghan. Hey Mathew, there are plenty of photos of the final dish. It gives me a sense of hope that may be I could cook thai dishes. Hi Liz, Haha! I am really glad you enjoyed this one! I am so happy you have been loving it!! It says to add to a bowl and then set aside but I cant see when you add it in to the recipe? Including the kiddos – we put everything out buffet style so they could make their own bowls. Hope you love this and thank you! I’ve made it a couple times before and scrumptious and easy! My common sense was not paying attention when I decided to make this on a weeknight for the family and expected it to be quick. The only oil I see is the sesame oil for rice. Great recipe and thanks so much for sharing! Really yummy recipe thank you! Stir-fry for 30 seconds, breaking up the meat with your spatula. One question? The 20 minutes is misleading. Divide the rice among the bowls, top with equal amounts of beef. ingredients 250g vegan mince 5 cloves of garlic 1-4 chillies 2 lemon grass stalks Handful of fresh thai basil 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp dark soy sauce 1-2 tbsp water 1 tbsp rice vinegar That said, the rice took a long while to cook. Nope, I just felt bad hanging onto this for so long and figured it was about time to share one of my favorite recipes with you. I used quinoa instead of rice for my Paleo daughter and it was awesome. We loved the lemon grass rice! . Happy Holiday’s ? Especially love this method for the rice. They never get cooked or anything, they are just for serving. Recipe reprinted with permission of The Muddled Pantry. Just making this for supper and I am a little confused. I am just making this now. Hi Chelsea! Thank you! Thank you so much Emmy! I made the mistake of believing this was a quick dish too – maybe if I had a sous chef! Thank you so much for trying this one, Desiree! Serve: I am sure it will turn out amazing for you! Thank you so much!! My hope is to inspire a love for amazing food, as well as the courage to try something new! Hey Sue!! Also looking forward to making the rice component of this dish! Is there any way I can use something other than coconut milk? I have been holding onto this recipe for too long and I am sorry. I am really glad you and your boyfriend enjoyed this recipe!! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. but, it seems so much of tasks to cook them. ha! Lol at “5 minute prep time”. This Looks Awesome, I am not a fan of ground beef but I will have to try this the way I do meat for chili, I slice into small chunks then pound it with a tenderizer, I love Thai food, it is at the top of my wife and I’s favorite cuisines. Thank you! Even though we use lean beef, it still needed to be drained. I have made this several times over last couple months and we love it. DELICIOUS! I am so glad you loved this recipe! I was wondering if you happen to have the nutrition information for it? 20 Minute Thai Basil Beef and Lemongrass Rice Bowls from Half Baked Harvest on Vimeo. My only complaint is that it takes much longer to make than 20 minutes. Thanks Alida! The salt from the fish sauce was a bit overpowering, so I would just cut back on it a bit, but otherwise, this was a big hit. The bottle should last you awhile. When it comes to weeknight dinner, I can be particular. Hope this helps and please let me know if you have any more questions. I read through all the comments and didn’t see anything about the coconut milk. What do I do with my bowl of carrots, peppers, green onions, fish sauce, honey, lime juice etc, I added the honey, fish sauce at lime juice to the beef at the 5 minute mark as well as the white part of the green onions. While the rice cooks, stir fry the beef. The HBH Studio Barn: Kitchen and Downstairs Bath Plans. . xTieghan. Add the thinly sliced green beans and onions. Thanks Liz and soak up the warm sun for me! The veggies are left raw! Crispy Brown Butter Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic Caramelized Mushrooms + Goat Cheese + VIDEO. I am so glad you have been enjoying my recipes and I hope you continue to!! This has my hubby’s name written all over it. It is so light, which is totally weird for beef. Stir-fry furiously for a couple of minutes, again using your spatula to move the meat around the wok. The lemongrass rice really gave it a special extra!! i wanted to shortcut the rice, and soaked rice noodles instead.. and was really missing coconut milk you have in the recipe. Is it possible to list a brand name here? I made this for dinner tonight. Full of flavor, texture and color. It’s probably my favorite herb to use. When cooking beef it says add the oil. Great recipe to mix it up with ground beef! But I would still love to have a bowl of this Thai basil beef is one of my favorites. Aw! This recipe was a huge hit with my Asian-spicy-food-bf! Hi Molly! Right, I do, but what else is there to say? I made this last week and he loved it! I did not make the rice. xTieghan. Making this recipe for the 6th time tonight everytime its a success and friends ask me for the recipe…thanks for all your wonderful recipes!! Nu Pad Krapau or something.. SO happy you liked it Stella, thank you for making it! minced meat in Asian cuisine? Great flavors! Do you have any pictures of the finished product? . I like to use 1-2 tablespoons olive oil when cooking the beef. I’m so excited to make this tomorrow! Add palm sugar, fish sauce, sweet soy and oyster sauce. xTieghan. I hope this helped! Quick, fresh and very flavorful. Add this mix of veggies to the top of each plate of food as a fresh finish! Imagine how much he’ll enjoy this in the spring with an actual hot red pepper?!! YUM! What I wouldn’t give for a bowl of this right now. I have to admit I love ground beef. YAY!! Thanks Sarah! It's a super quick Thai dish, easy and a meal that my entire family will eat... with no complaining at all. There would be no leftovers here either! I’m making it tonight for the 5th time. Either way it was delish. Hey Tamara! Can’t wait to try your other recipes . If you do not feel like spending the money to order it, just leave it out, BUT I love fish sauce and think it is a great ingredient. Now, that i have came across your posts. Hope you had a great day, Lauren! Thank you so much Emma! It will do in a pinch and I have made the recipe several times. Kind of jealous of your fall-ish weather. Do the veggies ever get cooked or do you put them on top raw? 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