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Mae Jum Beef Thai Red Curry Recipe

Beef Thai Red Curry

A classic Thai red curry cooked with beef and vegetables
3.93 from 14 votes
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Course: curry, dinner, lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Beef, Mae Jum Recipes, red curry, Thai Beef Recipes, Thai red curry
Thai Curry Paste: Red
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 521kcal


  • 500 g Beef Steak
  • 400 ml Coconut Milk
  • 100 g Green Beans
  • 150 g Mixed Pepper
  • 35 g Mae Jum Thai Red Curry Paste
  • 1 tbsp Palm Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Fish Sauce



  • Cut the mix peppers into strips or roughly dice
  • Trim the ends of the green beans and cut them into thirds
  • Slice the beef steak into 2-3 inch long strips. You can remove any fat from the steak if you desire

Cooking Method

  • In a wok, fry red curry paste in oil for 2 minutes on med/high heat
  • Add the thick layer of coconut milk with fish sauce and palm sugar, blend well. Bring to a light boil and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Stir fry the beef in the curry sauce for 5 minutes before adding the remaining coconut milk with green beans and mixed peppers. Simmer for a further 5 minutes
  • Serve up with freshly made Jasmine rice and garnish with fresh red chillies


Calories: 521kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 442mg | Potassium: 743mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1366IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 4mg