Red Thai meatball curry

A colourful, zingy curry that the whole family will enjoy

Return the meatballs to the pan with the bamboo shoots and beans. Simmer for 5 mins until the beans are just tender and meatballs cooked through. To serve, season the sauce with salt, pepper...

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cooking time: 20 Min
  • Rating: 4/5
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  • 500g pack lean beef Beef bee-fThe classic cut of meat for a British Sunday roast, beef is full of flavour, as well as being a… mince (10% fat)
  • 2 red chillies, 1 chopped, 1 sliced
  • thumb-size piece ginger Ginger jin-jerMainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It… , grated
  • 1 egg Egg eggThe ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
  • 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 1-1½ tbsp Thai red curry paste, depending on how spicy you like it
  • 400ml can reduced-fat coconut milk
  • 225g can bamboo shoots, drained
  • 140g fine green beans, trimmed
  • juice 1 lime Lime ly-mThe same shape, but smaller than… , plus extra wedges to serve
  • 20g pack basil Basil ba-zilMost closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…
  • basmati rice or rice noodles, to serve

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