Beef in coconut milk (thit bo nau voi nuoc dua)

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
1 Clove garlic -- crushed
½ pounds Topround of beef -- thinly
1 small Onion -- thinly sliced
pinch Turmeric
½ Green chili pepper
½ Inch lemon grass cut from
The bottom -- thinly sliced
1 tablespoon Canned coconut milk
1 tablespoon Peanuts -- crushed
Fresh cilantro -- chopped


1. Heat the oil until very hot. Add the garlic. When the smell is released, add everything except the coconut milk. Stir-fry for about 3 minutes or until the meat is cooked. 2. Add the coconut milk and stir once. Serve garnished with crushed peanuts and chopped cilantro.

Recipe Source: VIETNAMESE COOKING - EXOTIC DELIGHTS FROM INDO-CHINA by Paulette Do Van. Published by Chartwell Books, Inc. Copyright (c) 1993. Recipe formatted by Olivia Liebermann RDSE68B on May, 1995.

Recipe By : "Vietnamese Cooking" by Paulette Do Van, Chartwell Books

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