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Beautiful Beef Recipes from the Thai Kitchen!

Wonderful Thai Beef Dishes to Grace Any Table At any Occasion


All the best Thai Beef recipes in one place!  Here you will find different ways of cooking beef the Thai way.  Thai beef curries, beef salads, beef stir-fries, satay, even one called Weeping Tiger Beef, which is a classic Thai dish you'll absolutely love.  ENJOY!

1. Easy Thai Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

Thai Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry
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This Thai Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry is even more delicious than the Chinese version, with more depth of flavor and slightly more spice (this can be adjusted according to your liking). The beef is cut thinly and stir-fried quickly and easily together with broccoli, red pepper, and a delicious stir-fry sauce.

2. Thai Waterfall Beef Salad

Waterfall Grilled Beef Salad

This beef salad recipe offers a feast of flavors and textures with every bite! This salad is based on the famous "Waterfall Beef" dish in Thailand, so called because of the splashing sound of juices falling on a hot grill.

3. Easy Thai BBQ/Grilled Steak (Easy & Fantastic!)

Thai Grilled Steak
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You and your family as well as guests will rave over this Thai Grilled steak, and it also happens to be easy to make. Just stir together the simple marinade mixture, slather over the steak, and leave to marinate. The marinade is Thai in origin with influence from the Chinese-Thai sector, and is quite simply fantastic. Put this recipe on your must-try list!

4. Thai Beef Stir-Fried Noodles

Wonderful Thai Stir-Fried Noodles with Beef & Vegetables

If you're a fan of Asian noodles, be sure to try these Chinese-inspired Thai Beef Stir-Fried Noodles! This dish is super-delicious and also very healthy - makes a perfect one-dish meal any night of the week. The recipe is also quite flexible. Make it as spicy or mild as you like, and add your own choice of vegetables depending on what you have on hand.  Try them for dinner tonight!

5. Thai Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce (for the oven or grill)

Thai Beef Satay

This authentic beef satay recipe will blow you away with its abundant flavor and tenderness! The secret to good satay is all in the marinade, and this satay marinade is simply the best (passed down through my husband's family to Thailand and Malaysia over many generations). This aromatic marinade features a special blend of fresh herbs and spices, yet it's very easy to make. Cook your satay on an outdoor grill or in the oven - either way it's simply fantastic!

6. Easy Thai "Weeping Tiger" Beef

Thai Weeping Tiger Beef
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This easy beef recipe is known in Thailand as "Weeping Tiger Beef". I've heard various stories to back up the name, one that the chilies in the sauce made a tiger weep; the other is that a tiger cried when a hunter killed and took away his cow.

7. Special Indonesian Rendang Beef Curry

Beef Rendang
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Rendang is one of the most flavorful curries in the world. If you're a curry fan, it's a must-try. Rendang has its roots in Indonesian/Malaysian cuisine, but is also popular in Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Burma, Sri Lanka, and other Asian countries. This authentic recipe turns out tender and simply inundated with taste. It comes courtesy of my husband's family (with roots in Malaysia & Thailand) who have shared with me not only the spice paste, but also their secret for making the beef tender. I hope you love it as much as we do!

8. Thai Massaman Beef Curry with Potato

Massaman Beef Curry

This Thai Massaman Beef Curry Recipe is sumptuous and very flavorful! It's a homemade recipe with no need for any store-bought curry paste or powder. The ingredients list may seem long, but the sauce is quite easy to make - you don't even need a food processor. Just toss all sauce ingredients into the curry pot as you prepare them, and simmer together with the meat.  This is an authentic Thai recipe you'll be proud to serve.

9. Thai River Noodles with Beef & Broccoli (Pad See Ew)

Pad See Ew Noodles

Pad See Ew is a Thai noodle dish that is made with broad, flat rice noodles, also known as "river noodles". Pad See Ew can be made with chicken, pork, or beef, but otherwise has the same basic ingredients.

10. Classic Thai Green Curry Beef

Green Curry Beef
Darlene A. Schmidt

This fantastic Thai green curry recipe features tender, thinly-sliced pieces of beef or bison simmered together with eggplant and red pepper (green pepper can be added too).

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