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Thai Basil Beef Bowls

Thai Basil Beef Bowls

with Ponzu-Glazed Veggies & Sriracha Mayo

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Hopelessly hooked on takeout? We’ve got just the cure. Ditch the overly-expensive white boxes for our tasty homemade rendition! Thanks to a combo of ginger, ponzu, and fresh basil, beef and veggies turn the perfect balance of sweet and savory. The magnificent mixture is served over a heap of steamy rice, then topped with lime-spiked sriracha mayo and crunchy peanuts. Yep, it doesn’t get much better than that. Skip the takeout joint and find out how easy and delicious it is to whip up this dish in your very own kitchen...in 35 minutes, no less!

Allergens:FishSoyWheatEggsPeanutsMilk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

¾ cup

Jasmine Rice

1 unit

Shallot

1 unit

Bell Pepper

1 thumb

Ginger

1 unit

Lime

½ ounce

Thai Basil

24 milliliters

Ponzu Sauce

(ContainsFish, Soy, Wheat)

10 ounce

Ground Beef

1 unit

Mushroom Stock Concentrate

2 tablespoon

Mayonnaise

(ContainsEggs)

1 teaspoon

Sriracha

½ ounce

Peanuts

(ContainsPeanuts)

Not included in your delivery

2 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

1 teaspoon

Sugar

1 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3640 kJ
Calories870 kcal
Fat48 g
Saturated Fat16 g
Carbohydrate79 g
Sugar9 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein34 g
Cholesterol130 mg
Sodium840 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Small pot
Zester
Large Pan
Medium Bowl
Small Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

In a small pot, combine rice, 1¼ cups water (2¼ cups for 4 servings), and a big pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a low simmer. Cook until rice is tender, 15-18 minutes. Keep covered off heat until ready to serve.

2

Meanwhile, wash and dry all produce. Halve, peel, and thinly slice shallot. Halve, core, and thinly slice bell pepper into strips. Peel and mince or grate ginger. Zest and quarter lime. Pick basil leaves from stems; mince stems and half the leaves. Reserve remaining leaves for garnish.

3

Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned and softened, 5-7 minutes. Add shallot and cook until softened, 1-2 minutes. Stir in half the ponzu (you’ll use the rest later) and season with salt and pepper. Turn off heat; transfer veggies to a medium bowl. Cover to keep warm. Wipe out pan, if necessary.

4

Heat a drizzle of oil in same pan over medium-high heat. Add beef and cook, breaking up meat into pieces, until browned, 3-4 minutes. (TIP: If there’s excess grease in your pan, carefully pour it out.) Add ginger and minced basil; cook until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Stir in stock concentrate, remaining ponzu, 1 tsp sugar (2 tsp for 4 servings), and ¼ cup water (⅓ cup for 4). Cook until sauce is thickened and beef is cooked through, 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; remove from heat.

5

While beef cooks, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, a squeeze of lime juice, and sriracha to taste. Add water 1 tsp at a time until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

6

Fluff rice with a fork and stir in lime zest and 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings). Season with salt and pepper. Divide between bowls; arrange beef mixture and veggies on top in separate sections. Drizzle with sriracha mayo. Garnish with peanuts and reserved basil leaves (tear any larger leaves first). Serve with remaining lime wedges on the side.