Massaman beef curry by Jeremy Strode

Massaman beef curry by Jeremy Strode



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800 g boneless beef shin, trimmed and cut into 2cm cubes

3 tbsp massaman curry paste

2 tbsp vegetable oil

400 ml coconut cream

400 ml chicken stock

1 tbsp garam marsala

2 bay leaves

3 tbsp brown sugar

2 tbsp tamarind concentrate or lime juice

2 tbsp fish sauce

3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 3cm pieces

0.5 cup unsalted roasted peanuts


  • Place the beef in a bowl and coat well with curry paste. Heat the oil in a heavy based saucepan and brown the beef on all sides in batches.
  • Return all of the beef shin to the pan. Add all the remaining ingredients, except for potatoes and peanuts, and bring to a simmer.
  • After cooking for two hours, add potatoes and cook for a further 20 minutes or until the beef and potatoes are tender. Stir through peanuts and serve with steamed rice.
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