Coconut-Beef Stir-Fry

Southern Living
4 servings


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1 pound flank steak
1 tablespoon ground turmeric
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 onion, halved and sliced
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper


Cut steak diagonally across grain into 1/8-inch slices, and place in a shallow dish. Sprinkle with turmeric and chili powder, tossing to coat. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

Pour 1 teaspoon vegetable oil and sesame oil into a nonstick skillet; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add steak; stir-fry until browned. Remove from skillet; set aside.

Pour remaining 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in skillet. Add ginger, garlic, and onion; stir-fry until crisp-tender. Stir in coconut milk; cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Stir in steak, cilantro, and red pepper; cook, stirring often, until thoroughly heated.

Created date

October 2003