Thai basil beef noodles

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Thai basil beef noodles Easy Food
Serves 4

900g minced beef
100ml sweet chilli sauce
80ml soy sauce
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp Thai fish sauce (nam pla)
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated
½ tsp black pepper
120ml beef stock
120g carrots, peeled and sliced into matchsticks
1 red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
1 tsp dried basil
To serve:
Noodles
Fresh basil leaves
Sliced chillies
Lime wedges

  1. Place a pan over a medium-high heat. Cook the mince for 5-6 minutes until browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the sweet chilli sauce, soy sauce, lime juice and fish sauce.
  3. Drain any excess fat from the beef. Add the garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes. Season with the black pepper.
  4. Add the stock and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Add the carrots, pepper and dried basil and cook for 3-4 minutes until the vegetables begin to soften.
  5. Add the sweet chilli mixture and simmer for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve with rice or noodles and garnish with fresh basil leaves, sliced chilli peppers and lime wedges.

Per serving: 365kcals, 11.4g fat (4.9g saturated), 17.2g carbs, 2.1g sugars, 48.2g protein, 1.4g fibre, 1.86g sodium