Best cuts for Thai recipes
Beef rump is good thinly sliced in Thai salads, and equally delicious served as a steak with a Thai inspired spice rub or dressing.
Thai style char-grilled beef salad
Barbecued steak with Thai flavours
Chuck or boneless shin/gravy beef takes about 2-2½ hours of slow simmering, resulting in rich, tender beef.
Thai beef stew
Thai beef and sweet potato curry
Lamb eye of shortloin/backstrap are a tender option for a zesty Thai salad. You could also lamb cutlets.
Thai style lamb salad
Thai lime and chilli cutlets
Meaty lamb shanks make for a very succulent Thai inspired curry.
Braised lamb shanks with Thai red curry sauce
Goat leg and leg cuts (shanks) are very flavoursome. Have the butcher cut the goatmeat into 2cm cubes.
Goat massaman curry
Thai style red curry goat
- When you are using diced meat for a slow simmered Thai curry ask the butcher to cut it into 2cm cubes to give the curry consistency in texture and flavour.
- Beef and lamb stir-fry strips are great options for a fast, stir-fry style Thai dish.