Monday, March 11, 2013

Spicy Thai Beef and Rice

Ingredients:
3/4 lb. ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
2 carrots, thinly sliced
3/4 cup Jasmine rice
2 T. soy sauce
1/3 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
 
Directions:
  1. Heat large frying pan over high heat.
  2. Add beef; stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add onion, garlic and crushed red pepper; stir-fry 1 minute longer.
  4. Mix in carrots, rice 1-1/2 cups water and soy sauce. 
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low.
  7. Cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
  8. Mix in mint and cilantro.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Let stand, covered 10 minutes before serving.

Makes 4 servings, about 1-1/4 cup each.

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