Thai basil beef noodles

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8
Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 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

 Method:

  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.

Nutritional information:

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