Thai Beef Mussaman

Thai Beef Mussaman

Serves: 3-4


  • Lean Scotch Beef braising steak

  • Oil

  • Onion

  • Red chilli

  • Red Thai paste

  • Brown sugar

  • Tamarind paste

  • Potatoes

  • Coconut milk

  • Pineapple juice

  • Aubergine

  • Peanut butter

  • Fresh coriander

Cooking Method

Temperature: Gas mark 4 – 5, 180 °C, 350 °F

  1. Heat 15 ml (1 tbsp) oil in a large saucepan. Add 450 g (1 lb) lean beef braising steak, cut into cubes, 1 onion, sliced, 1 red chilli, deseeded, sliced, cook until meat has browned.
  2. Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) red Thai curry paste, 15 ml (1 tbsp) brown sugar, 15 ml (1 tbsp) tamarind paste, 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks, 400 ml can (approx) coconut milk and 250 ml (½ pt) pineapple juice.
  3. Cover and cook in a preheated oven for 1 ½ hours. Remove from oven and add 30 ml (2 tbsp) peanut butter and 1 small aubergine, cut into wedges. Cover and return to the oven and cook for 30 minutes or until meat is tender. Sprinkle with coriander and sliced chillies.

Serving suggestions

Serve with sticky coconut rice (cook Basmati rice in water and coconut milk).

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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