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    The 20 BEST Thai Beef Recipes

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    Thai Beef Recipes:

    1. Thai Basil Beef (Pad Kra Pao)

    Get ready to take your taste buds on a trip to the streets of Bangkok with this authentic and iconic street food, Pad Kra Pao.

    This classic dish is amped up with all your favorite Asian food staples like soy, oyster, and fish sauce. Plus, it’s got a little kick from bird’s eye chilis and the unique taste of Thai basil.

    This lightning-fast stir fry is guaranteed to hit the spot!

    Get the Recipe: Thai Basil Beef

    2. Beef Pad See Ew

    Our easy Pad See Ew recipe has tender noodles, Chinese broccoli, beef, and a tasty sauce stir fried to make a classic Thai street food.

    Get the Recipe: Beef Pad See Ew

    3.  Crying Tiger

    You have to try this steak recipe for your summer grilling adventures, or any time when you crave something delicious.

    This Thai Crying Tiger recipe features marinated beef in oyster sauce, fish sauce, garlic, and soy sauce. Grill or sear it to perfection and you’ll have the best crying tiger dish ever.

    Get the Recipe: Crying Tiger

    4. Thai Fried Rice

    Thai Fried Rice, aka Khao Pad or Khao Phat, is seriously delicious, no doubt about it. You can’t help but notice the subtle differences from your family’s Chinese fried rice.

    It’s seasoned with soy sauce, fish sauce, and sometimes a bit of chili. And don’t forget the lime wedge! This fried rice captures the true essence of Thai cuisine.

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    5. Thai Lettuce Wraps

    Lettuce wraps may not sound exciting on their own, but trust us, these Thai Lettuce Wraps are anything but boring! They’re seriously the perfect appetizer, or even a light meal!

    The ground beef filling is cooked to tender perfection and seasoned with delicious spices and herbs. You’ll keep coming back for more, we promise!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    6. Beef Massaman Curry

    Massaman curry is super popular in Thai cuisine. It’s all about that rich and creamy flavor!

    This Beef Massaman Curry has got everything – beef, coconut milk, potatoes, and peanuts. You have to try this fail-proof recipe to learn how to make authentic curry. It’s surely going to be hit with your family…

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    7. Rad Na

    Thai stir-fried Rad Na Wide Noodles with Gravy is a delicious and satisfying dish!

    Picture charred wide rice noodles, cooked Chinese broccoli, and carrots, all smothered in a mouthwatering gravy sauce. It’s the ultimate comfort food that you can enjoy any time of the year.

    Plus, it’s super easy and quick to make – you’ll have it ready in just 30 minutes!

    Get the Recipe @ simplysuwanee

    8. Thai Beef Salad

    Get your go-to Asian flavors to your dinner table hassle-free, and without complicated steps or ordering takeout. Just whip up this delicious Thai Beef Salad in under 20 minutes!

    It’s a zesty and spicy salad with lots of fresh veggies and juicy steak, all topped off with a ginger, sriracha, and lime dressing.

    Perfect to enjoy as a tasty standalone meal or as a side dish to your other favorites. Enjoy…

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    9. Beef Satay with Thai Peanut Sauce

    Meat on sticks is always a winner, and Thai Beef Satay is one of the absolute best!

    This beef is made incredibly tender with a secret marinade. It’s so good that you could eat it on its own – but hey lets not forget the Thai Peanut Sauce, it’s an absolute must.

    And, if you want an authentic Thai experience, go ahead and cook them over charcoal.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    10. Red Curry Beef

    Red Curry Beef is seriously amazing – hearty, creamy, and packed with warming ginger, onions, and garlic. And the best part? It’s low-carb and cooks in just one pot for easy cleanup, and no need for fancy ingredients.

    It does take a little time as it’s a low-and-slow kind of recipe, but trust us, it’s so worth the wait!

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper

    11. Beef Pad Thai

    This super easy recipe for Beef Pad Thai is a total success! The juicy beef sirloin, slippery pad Thai noodles, and an incredibly flavorful sauce all in one delicious meal.

    And the best thing? It’s ready in under 30 minutes, so why wait? Give it a try for sure!

    Get the Recipe @ easyhealthyrecipes

    12. Thai Drunken Noodles

    Forget take-out! Thai Drunken Noodles are a must at home. This stir fry dish is not just delicious, it’s downright amazing. It’s even better than your take-out.

    It’s made with rice noodles, beef, and a seriously addictive spicy sauce that you will crave every time. Just try it!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    13. Thai Beef Larb

    If you’re craving a delicious and authentic Thai salad, give this Thai Beef Larb recipe a shot and tell us how it turns out!

    This recipe is from Isaan, Thailand, and is made with thinly sliced beef that is packed with fresh herbs, which bring out bold, addictive flavors. It’s also very easy.

    Get the Recipe @ simplysuwanee

    14. Crockpot Thai Short Ribs with Coconut Rice

    Want a delicious meal without the hassle of ordering takeout? Then try this Crockpot Thai Short Ribs with Coconut Rice.

    It features slow-cooked beef short ribs in a spicy chili sauce, served over coconut rice with cilantro, green onions, peanuts, and sesame seeds.

    It’s a flavorful bowl of goodness, cooked in one pot – crockpot or stove. Completely effortless and mouthwatering…

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    15. Beef Panang Curry

    Beef Panang is a deliciously hearty Thai Curry that’s super creamy. It’s made with just a few simple ingredients that are perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal. The best part? It gets ready in just 30 minutes!

    Pair it with steamed jasmine rice and relish the goodness of Thai flavors with your loved ones.

    Get the Recipe @ thaicaliente

    16. Thai Style Beef Bowls

    Meet your new go-to dinner that will steal the spotlight: Thai Style Beef Bowls. It’s super fresh, delicious, and pretty healthy.

    This dish has got it all – juicy, tasty beef mixed with a yummy peanut sauce, scallions, loads of spiralized zucchini, carrot, a big scoop of brown rice, sliced bell peppers, and tons of crunchy peanuts. So delish!

    Plus, you can make plenty of substitutions based on what you’re in the mood for.

    Get the Recipe @ howsweeteats

    17. Thai Peanut Beef

    Try this Thai Peanut Beef recipe! These delicious, melt-in-your-mouth beef strips are cooked in a creamy peanut sauce with just 5 ingredients.

    Pair it with your favorite Asian Salad, or anything you love to make your meal unforgettable! And the best part? It’s surprisingly easy to whip up.

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    18. Thai Beef and Noodle Salad 

    Thai Beef and Noodle Salad will be a total hit in your house during the summer!

    Picture this: tender skirt steak on a delicious pile of rice noodles, topped with crisp veggies, fragrant herbs, and a dressing that’s downright addictive. Sound incredible, right?

    And all of this in under 30 minutes! So go ahead and give this delight a try, you won’t regret it.

    Get the Recipe @ somuchfoodblog

    19. Thai Beef Green Curry

    This incredible Thai Green Beef Curry with eggplant is a breeze to make and gets ready in under 30 minutes! It’s absolutely delicious and pairs perfectly with steamed rice or fermented rice noodles for a quick lunch or dinner.

    We bet this authentic Thai curry will surely level up your weeknight dinners with ease and excitement.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingwithnart

    20. Thai Curry Meatballs 

    Looking for a delicious weeknight recipe? Then, try these flavorful Thai Curry Meatballs with jasmine rice!

    Packed with spicy chili, garlic, ginger, coconut, and lime, it’s a simple yet tangy dish that’ll satisfy your Thai food cravings.

    Simply whip it up any day of the week and serve with some veggies on the side. Super yum…

    Get the Recipe @ theoriginaldish

    So there you go, twenty great Thai beef recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?

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    20 BEST Thai Beef Recipes

    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Total Time: 20 minutes

    This collections of Thai Beef Recipes includes twenty great ways to add some exotic flair to your dinner table.


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