Monday, June 15, 2020

Thai Sesame Garlic Beef + Kale Quinoa Bowls

One of my favorite things inwards the earth are “bowl” meals. Grains + veggies + protein + a yummy sauce + a compaction factor = heaven for me. They’re and then versatile together with slowly for weeknights. You can accept the quinoa or brownish rice or whatever you lot’re using prepped together with inward the refrigerator, in addition to and then simply throw together approximately veg together with poly peptide to become on top as well as y'all are SET. I brand sooo many different types, including burrito bowls, black rice bowls, buffalo chicken bowls, really every combo of nutrient that y'all tin can combine into a bowl, I’ve done. But on to these– the season is INSANE. My mom as well as I couldn’t finish going dorsum for seconds, too thirds, together with–you lot go the movie.

This marinade gives SUCH FLAVOR to the beef. I tin’t go over how adept together with simple it is! Definitely trying it on chicken presently.
And the kokosnoot milk sauce ? 4 ingredients of perfection!


Thai Sesame Garlic Beef + Kale Quinoa Bowls



Prep Time ii hours 30 minutes

Cook Time 20 minutes

Total Time two hours l minutes

Servings iii -four

Author SpicesinMyDNA (Molly)


  • For the beef:

  • iii/4
    stir minor beef (whatever thinly sliced beef will operate)

  • 3
    garlic, minced

  • i
    toasted sesame crude oil

  • 3
    freshly grated ginger

  • three
    rice wine vinegar

  • 1
    sambal oelek (this is a Thai chili sauce y'all tin can observe inwards the International foods aisle)

  • For the coconut sauce:

  • 2/iii
    canned low-cal coconut milk

  • 1
    sambal oelek

  • juice of i/ii a lime

  • 2
    peanut butter

  • For the bowls:

  • iii-iv
    cooked quinoa (well-nigh i ane/2 c. dry out)

  • 2
    garlic, thinly sliced

  • one
    large bunch kale, stems removed in addition to chopped

  • three/iv
    shredded carrots

  • 2
    olive crude oil

  • iv
    scallions, thinly sliced

  • ane/four
    cilantro, chopped

  • pinch
    of reddish pepper flakes

  • sesame seeds for garnish


  1. Begin by making the marinade. In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, sesame oil, ginger, rice wine vinegar, as well as sambal. Add the beef as well as toss with your hands to coat. Cover bowl amongst plastic wind too refrigerate for at least ii hours, up to overnight.

  2. While the beef is marinating, make the sauce. In a pocket-size bowl, whisk together kokosnoot milk, sambal, lime juice, together with peanut butter until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. When beef is finished marinating, take away from fridge to have the chill off. Start past heating ii T. olive petroleum over medium/high oestrus inward a large nonstick skillet. Add sliced garlic too red pepper flakes together with sauté for xxx seconds to one infinitesimal until fragrant. Add kale in addition to carrots in addition to flavor amongst table salt in addition to pepper. Stir ofttimes as well as sauté for four-v minutes until wilted. Remove from pan and fix aside.

  4. In the same skillet, add some other drizzle of olive crude. Remove beef from marinade together with add together beef into pan. Raise rut to high. Discard remaining marinade. Stir shaver for seven to x minutes or until beef is cooked through and a piddling caramelized.

  5. To assemble bowls, height quinoa with kale, and so the beef, a drizzle of kokosnoot sauce, in addition to garnish alongside sliced scallions, cilantro, and sesame seeds.