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Slow Cooked Beef Rendang with Turmeric Brown Rice

Five minutes in the morning and ten minutes at night - job done ✔️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


Our favourite slow cooker meal at the moment is our rendition of this slow cooker Beef Rendang with Turmeric Brown Rice⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


Slow and low to protect and maintain nutrients 👌🏼⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


Ingredients: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 2kg beef brisket, trimmed⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 2 cup water⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 1/4 cup rendang paste⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 2 tbsp extra virign olive oil⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 1/2 cup shredded coconut⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 800ml coconut milk⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 2 tbsp fish sauce⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 1 tbsp brown sugar⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 80g baby spinach ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 700g brown rice, microwavable sachets⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 3 tsp finely grated fresh turmeric ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 1/2 cucumber thinly sliced⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 1/4 bunch mint leaves, picked⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

* 1/2 cup greek yoghurt⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


Method ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


Prepare brisket by heating oil in a pan and cook brisket for 2 minutes each side until browned. Add 2 cups of water to slow cooker and add brisket. Cover and place on low heat setting 6-8 hours or high for 4 hours. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


When soft and pulling apart, remove from slow cooker and shred with fork ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


To make the sauce, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add rendang paste and cooking for 3 minutes or until fragrant Add coconut and cook for 2 minutes. Add coconut milk, sugar, fish sauce and 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a simmer and add beef simmering and stirring occasionally for 5 minutes. Stir through baby spinach until wilted.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


Meanwhile prepare turmeric rice by microwaving brown rice according to packet instructions. Add turmeric and stir until well combined. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


Divide rice among bowls and top with beef, cucumber, mint and yoghurt and enjoy!

GG x

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