Spicy Ginger Beef Stew with Lemongrass

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    4hrs 20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1784
based on 1 ratings

A rich and delicious stew made with lemongrass, star anise, cinnamon and ginger, served with rice noodles and lime. This recipe is transferred into a slow cooker and cooked on low-medium heat for 3-4 hours for perfect, tender beef.

recipe updated Jun 14, 2019

Ingredients

  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    48g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    48g
  • Kaffir lime leaves icon
    Kaffir lime leaves
    8g
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    None
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    40g
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    30ml
  • Water icon
    Water
    100ml
  • Coconut sugar icon
    Coconut sugar
    50g
  • Fish sauce icon
    Fish sauce
    33ml
  • Tamari icon
    Tamari
    100g
  • Cinnamon stick icon
    Cinnamon stick
    4g
  • Star anise pod icon
    Star anise pod
    2g
  • Flank steak icon
    Flank steak
    2000g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Shallot icon
    Shallot
    126g
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    500g
  • Rice noodles icon
    Rice noodles
    as needed
  • Water icon
    Water
    0ml
  • Scallion icon
    Scallion
    as needed
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    None

Tools

  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside lemongrass stalk: trimmed
  2. Prep and set aside flank steak: cubed
  3. Prep and set aside shallot: peeled & quartered
  4. Prep and set aside carrot: peeled & cubed
  5. Prep and set aside scallion: sliced
  6. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  7. Add prepared lemongrass stalk
  8. Add garlic clove
  9. Add kaffir lime leaves
  10. Add ginger
  11. Add fresh chili
  12. Add extra virgin olive oil
  13. Blend - approx 20 sec, speed 8
  14. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  15. Add water
  16. Add coconut sugar
  17. Add fish sauce
  18. Add tamari
  19. Add cinnamon stick
  20. Add star anise pod
  21. Cook - approx 5 min, 100°C, speed 1
  22. Prepare a clean work surface
  23. Add prepared flank steak
  24. Season with salt & pepper
  25. Transfer meat to slow cooker bowl
  26. Transfer sauce to stew
  27. Cook - 3 hr, low heat
  28. Add prepared shallot
  29. Add prepared carrot
  30. Cook - 1 hr, low heat
  31. Get a clean small bowl
  32. Add rice noodles
  33. Add boiling water
  34. Soak until just cooked and strain
  35. Divide noodles between 6 large serving bowls
  36. Divide stew between 6 large serving bowls
  37. Arrange prepared scallion
  38. Arrange lime
  39. Serve
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