Lamb Massaman Curry

This delicious dish is a rich and fragrant Thai inspired coconut curry with tender lamb and potatoes. To create the flavours of Massaman we have fused our Thai Red Curry Paste with our zingy Seafood Curry Paste.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 800g lamb leg or shoulder, cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 1 red or green chilli, sliced (optional)
  • 50g Shemin’s Thai Red Curry Paste
  • 50g Shemin’s Seafood Curry Paste
  • 400ml tin coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp peanut butter
  • 350g potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce (or to taste)
  • 1tsp palm or brown sugar (optional)
  • small handful Thai basil, chopped
  • fresh lime juice
  • 3 tbsp roasted peanuts, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and cook for 10 minutes or until brown.
  2. Add the lamb and the chilli and fry for 5 minutes until sealed. Then add the Thai Red and Seafood Curry Pastes with a spalsh of coconut milk. Fry for 3 minutes until aromatic.
  3. Add the remaining coconut milk, peanut butter, potatoes, fish sauce and the sugar. Bring to the boil, then simmer with the lid on for 30 minutes or until the lamb and potatoes are tender.
  4. Check seasoning and stir in the Thai basil with a squeeze of fresh lime. Scatter with peanuts and serve.
Serves 6

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