Spicy Beef and Rice
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Serves: 1
A great one pot dinner that you can adjust to your tastes.
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1/4 of a brown onion, diced
  • 1 tsp of minced garlic (equal to one clove)
  • 1/3 of a red chilli, sliced (set aside a few pieces for garnish)
  • 130g of minced beef (ground beef)
  • 1/2 tsp of curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp of garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp of paprika
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of fish sauce
  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup of basmati rice
  • 1/3 of a tin of diced tomatoes (about 130g)
  • 3/4 cup of beef stock
  • 1/2 tbs of coriander diced (cilantro)
  1. Spray a small frypan with the olive oil spray and heat on medium to medium-high
  2. Once the oil is hot, add in the garlic, onion and chilli and cook for 3-5 minutes until the onion starts to get crispy on the edges.
  3. Add the beef to the pan and brown. This should take about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the spices to the pan and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute)
  5. Add the rice, tomatoes, fish sauce and stock and stir well.
  6. Bring to the boil, then cover and turn down to simmer for about 15 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed. Give it a stir while it is cooking to stop it sticking.
  7. Garnish with the chilli that is set aside and the coriander
Nutrition Information
Calories: 380
Recipe by Shrinking Single at http://www.shrinkingsingle.com/spicy-beef-and-rice/