Sunday, February 10, 2008

Beef Fillet in Coconut


  • 500g Beef eye fillet
  • 2 cloves Crushed garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon Grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons Ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons Grated palm sugar or soft brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Peanut oil
  • 1/2 cup Desiccated coconut
  • 3 Onions, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk


  • Cut the beef into thin slices.
  • Mix together the garlic, lemon rind, ginger, coriander, turmeric, palm sugar and 2 tablespoons oil, add the beef and toss well to coat.
  • Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a wok or frying pan.
  • Add the beef and stir-fry in batches until well browned.
  • Add the coconut and spring onion and stir-fry for 1 minute more.
  • Return all the meat to the pan; add the coconut milk and stir until heated through.
  • Serve with rice.

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