We are keeping things sweet and spicy in the kitchen this week with a Thai Beef and Broccoli Rice Bowl that is quick, easy to make and so beautiful. An ideal meal for two!
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The Beef and Veggies…
While the rice cooks, the beef and veggies are cooked in toasted sesame oil. Toasted sesame oil lends a nice flavor and aroma to this meal. I usually use grass fed filet mignon because it’s the most tender beef, that said, top sirloin works well too and is more budget friendly, so you decide!
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The sauce is a simple mixture of Thai Chili Paste or Sambal Oelek (<—amazon affiliate links), dijon mustard and honey. Just whisk together and you have an amazing sauce! Pour over meat and veggies and you’re done. This whole meal takes about 20 minutes to make and is perfectly filling, which means you’re satisfied but not stuffed, leaving a little room for dessert.
So pull out your chop sticks (no pressure, I can’t use them either) and get ready for a sweet and spicy bowl of yum!
The Recipe: Thai Beef and Broccoli Rice Bowls for Two!
Thai Beef And Broccoli Rice Bowls for Two!
Yield 2 servings
A quick and easy Thai with a sweet and spicy sauce! Gluten free.
1 cup jasmine rice cooked according to package intsructions
1- 6 0z filet mignon or top sirloin, cut into 1" cubes
sea salt and freshly ground pepper
1 1/2 cups broccoli, broken into small florets
1 med carrot, peeled and thinly sliced on the diagonal
2 shallots, peeled and quartered
1/2 yellow bell pepper, sliced thinly
3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
roasted, salted cashews (to taste)
2 Tablespoons asian chili paste (see links above)
1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
2 Tablespoons honey
Start cooking rice according to package instructions
While rice cooks prep all vegetables and cut meat into 1" cubes
Season meat with salt and pepper and set aside
Heat a large pan on med/high heat, add 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil to pan
Add shallots and cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes
Add broccoli, peppers, carrots and meat to pan
Cook for 6-8 minutes stirring frequently
While veggies and meat cook, whisk together chili paste, mustard and honey
Add cashews and sauce to pan the last minute of cooking, stir until sauce covers all meat and veggies
Place rice into two bowls, spoon meat and veggies over rice, serve
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