Dry Beef Curry With Peanut and Lime (Nua Pad Prik) Recipe

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Dry Beef Curry With Peanut and Lime (Nua Pad Prik)
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  1. Place the meat in the freezer for 30-40 minutes until firm. Slice the meat thinly, cut into strips, and chop finely.
  2. Strain the coconut milk into a bowl. Place the thin part and half of the thick part of the milk in a large saucepan.
  3. Add the beef, and beef stock, bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 50 minutes.
  4. To make the curry paste, dry fry the coriander, cumin seeds, and cardamom in a wok for 1-2 minutes. Combine with the nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, paprika, and the zest of the mandarin orange. Pound the chilies with the sugar and salt. Add the chili paste, lemon grass, garlic, galangal or ginger, shallots or onion, and shrimp paste. Lastly add the cilantro, juice of 1/2 lime, and oil.
  5. Strain the beef, reserving the cooking liquid and place a cupful of the cooking liquid in a wok. Stir in 2-3 tbsp of the curry pastry according to taste.
  6. Boil rapidly until the liquid has reduced completely. Add the remainder of the coconut milk, the peanut butter, and the beef. Simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes. Stir in the remaining lime juice.
  7. Serve decorated with the lime, chili and cilantro.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 452.66 Kcal (1895 kJ)
Calories from fat 296.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.96g 51%
Cholesterol 19.65mg 7%
Sodium 921.93mg 38%
Potassium 924.58mg 20%
Total Carbs 35.79g 12%
Sugars 14.4g 58%
Dietary Fiber 7.77g 31%
Protein 12.38g 25%
Vitamin C 80mg 133%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 7.3mg 41%
Calcium 98.8mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 110.91 Kcal (464 kJ)
Calories from fat 72.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.08g 51%
Cholesterol 4.82mg 7%
Sodium 225.9mg 38%
Potassium 226.55mg 20%
Total Carbs 8.77g 12%
Sugars 3.53g 58%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 31%
Protein 3.03g 25%
Vitamin C 19.6mg 133%
Iron 1.8mg 41%
Calcium 24.2mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 11
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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