Super-lean minced beef is the great value speedy choice for a healthy midweek curry
Under 350 calories
SERVES 4 PREP 5 MINS
COOK 15 MINS
1tbsp sunflower oil
1tbsp red or yellow Thai curry paste
400g lean minced beef
2tbsp Thai fish sauce
175g basmati rice
4 curry leaves, optional
4 pak choi, quartered lengthways
4 spring onions, sliced
1 Heat oil in a large wok or frying pan, fry curry paste for 1 min. Add the minced beef and stir fry for 3 mins, stirring to break up the meat.
2 Add 100ml water, fish sauce and sugar and simmer gently for 5 mins.
3 Cook rice in 400ml salted water, bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 10 mins until rice is tender and liquid absorbed.
4 Add pak choi and spring onions and cook for 1 min – just until it is wilted. Serve the curry with the rice.
Per serving: 350 cals, 12.5g fat (4.5g saturated), 31g carbs