Slow Cooker Thai Curried Beef

Slow Cooker Thai Curried Beef

World Cuisine Asian

Awesome and flexible slow cooker Thai dish that is perfect for the busy family, couple or single person. Prep the night before or the morning-of. Cook for 6, 8, or 10 hours. This recipe is as tasty as it is forgiving.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 829
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 7h 8m


  • 2 pounds lean stew beef
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups diced onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (13.5 ounce) can coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup beef broth
  • 3 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 jalapeno chile peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • water
  • 4 cups jasmine rice
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves (optional)


  • 1   Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef until browned, about 2 minutes per side. Drain excess grease. Transfer beef to a 4-quart slow cooker and sprinkle with salt.
  • 2   Combine onion and garlic in the same skillet over medium-high heat; saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Add to beef in the slow cooker.
  • 3   Stir coconut milk, beef broth, red curry paste, lime juice, peanut oil, jalapeno chile peppers, and brown sugar into the slow cooker.
  • 4   Cover and cook on Low until flavors combine, 6 to 10 hours.
  • 5   Bring water and rice to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • 6   Stir spinach into the slow cooker and cook until wilted, about 15 minutes. Serve beef mixture over rice and garnish with basil leaves.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 39.3g 60%
    Saturated Fat 19.0g  
Cholesterol 99mg 33%
Sodium 299mg 12%
Potassium 566mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 85.6g 28%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 10%
Protein 40.3g 81%
Sugars 4g  
Vitamin A 169IU  
Vitamin C 7mg  
Calcium 39mg  
Iron 6mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 11mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 56mg  
Folate 27mcg