A quick and easy recipe for the famous Southeast-Asia dish of beef in a savoury peanut sauce.


  • 300g scotch fillet

  • 100g peanut butter

  • 1 onion

  • 2 clove garlic

  • 1 tsp shrimp paste

  • 1 tsp tamarind paste

  • 2 tsp fish sauce

  • 1 knob of ginger

  • 1 tin of coconut milk

  • 200g mix frozen vegetables


  • 1.

    Dice scotch fillet, ginger and onion. Add to a bowl with shrimp paste, fish sauce, tamarind paste and coconut milk.

  • 2.

    Mix all ingredients.

  • 3.

    Heat a large pan and add contents of the bowl.

  • 4.

    Cook for about 3 minutes and add peanut butter. Thoroughly work peanut butter into the mix and bring to the boil.

  • 5.

    Add frozen veg mix and heat through.

  • 6.

    Serve on a bed of steamed rice with some coriander as a garnish.


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