Beef massaman

Beef massaman



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600 g blade cut into 25mm cubes

20 m olive oil

1 brown onion, cut into wedges

250 g baby potatoes, cut into quarters

0.25 cup Massaman curry paste

0.5 cup water

0.5 cup light coconut milk

1 tbsp brown sugar

2 tsp fish sauce


  • Heat 10ml oil in large non stick pan over high heat. Cook beef in 2-3 batches for 5 minutes until well browned. Remove each batch as cooked.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Add remaining oil, potatoes and onions to pan. Cook for 5-10 minutes until onion has softened and potatoes are browned. Add curry paste. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.
  • Return beef to pan. Reduce heat to low. Add water and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk, sugar and fish sauce. Simmer, uncovered, for further 10 minutes until beef and potatoes are tender.
  • Recipe Note: add 200g green beans during last 10 minutes of cooking if desired.


  • Serve with steamed rice and fresh coriander
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