Curry Beef and Aromatic Rice

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Curry Beef and Aromatic Rice
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless boneless beef steak, cut 3/4 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 can (13-1/2 to 14 ounces) lite coconut milk
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons Thai red curry paste
  • Fruit and Almond Basmati Rice (recipe below)
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh lemon grass
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt Chopped fresh basil (optional)

Preparation

Preparation

1 Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/4-inch strips. Combine soy sauce and garlic in medium bowl. Add beef; toss. Set aside.

2 Whisk coconut milk and curry paste in small bowl until well blended; set aside.

3 Prepare Fruit and Almond Basmati Rice. Prepare 1 cup basmati rice according to package directions omitting butter or oil. Add 3/4 cup mixed dried fruit, chopped and 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted, during stand time.

4 Meanwhile heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

5 In same skillet, bring coconut milk mixture to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

6 Add green beans, basil, lemon grass and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 11 to 13 minutes or until green beans are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

7 Return beef with juices to skillet; cook and stir until heated through. Serve over rice. Garnish with basil, if desired.

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