Satay Beef with Bean sprouts, Green Beans, Coriander and Lime

If you are onto a good thing…stick with it! Low Carb, low sugar…no worries! Cooking with these two things in mind can be simple, cost effective and very, very tasty!

And so I present Satay Beef with Bean sprouts, Green Beans, Coriander and Lime.

Yes, the same base that was used in my Yogurt Chicken Curry recipe, but this time the bean spout mix plays second fiddle to a delightful sweet coconut and peanut sauce, slices of tender beef and garlic, onion and chilli.

Before you tackle this simple recipe…a disclosure

Disclosure: I am the first to admit that I don’t cook to recipes….I cook by sight, taste, smell etc…and the roll call of ingredients and there quantities probably best suit people who cook in a similar way, those who are happy to use my recipe as guide, a choose your own adventure approach to making this Satay Beef dish….You decided how much /or how little you use of each ingredients….cook on your terms!!All that can be guaranteed is that you will end up with a SUPER tasty meal to be enjoyed and savoured

Ingredients- Serves 4

500 grams of beef ( I brought beef cut into stir fry strips…cheats prosper!!)

Olive oil

1 onion, halved and then chopped into slices

3 gloves garlic

1 small red chilli, finely chopped

1 small can coconut cream (165mil)

2 heaped tablespoons Peanut Butter (I use 100% Natural Sanitarium Peanut Butter)

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon fish sauce

Optional – 1 or 2 tablespoons of water to create sauce consistency if needed

Salt and pepper to taste

Rice OR

Bean Sprout, Green Bean, Coriander and Lime juice- Serves 2

4 Handfuls of bean sprouts

10 Green beans, roughly chopped

Coriander

Lime juice

Salt/Pepper to taste

Cooking Method

Slice onion, use a garlic crusher and crush garlic cloves.

Finely chop red chilli.

Place olive oil into fry pan and turn on the heat. Place onion, garlic and chilli into pan and cook until onions are soft.

Add beef to fry pan. Cook beef with onion, garlic and chilli mix (should take about 10 minutes)

When beef is cooked, add coconut cream and peanut butter. Stir through chicken mix. Add water if needed be to create smooth sauce consistency( 2 tablespoons should be plenty)

Simmer for 3 minutes.

Remove from heat and add the juice of ½ a lime. Stir lime juice through the satay

Serve with Rice OR

Bean Sprout, Green Bean, Coriander and lemon juice

Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Divide mixture into two bowls.

Eat and Enjoy!

This dish is heavenly, slightly addictive and a guaranteed crowd pleasers…even if you happen to be cooking for one!!

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