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Sweet & Spicy Sloppy Joes

How about a new Asian twist on an old standard?
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Staci Amend, Kate Washington, & Jessica Battilana

Ingredients

  • 3 TBSP. Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Shallot minced about 1/2 cup
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 2-3 TBSP. Red Curry Paste find in Asian aisle
  • 1 LB. Grass Fed Wagyu Ground Beef
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1 C. Coconut milk canned
  • 2-3 tsp. Sugar
  • 2 C. Shredded Cabbage Napa works nicely
  • 3 Green onions sliced white and light green only
  • 1/2 C. Cilantro leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 TBSP + 2 tsp Lime juice preferably fresh
  • Pepper
  • 4 Kaiser or favorite rolls, split & toasted.

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 TBSP Oil in large fry pan over medium heat,
  2. Add Shallot & Garlic & cook, stirring, until shallot begins to soften about 3 minutes,
  3. Stir in Curry paste, cook for 45 seconds.
  4. Add Beef & salt, break up beef, stir occasionally until beef is just cooked through, about 5 mins
  5. Add Coconut milk & sugar, reduce heat to medium-low, cook until most liquid is absorbed, about 8 mins., stirring occasionally
  6. Meanwhile, make slaw in med. bowl combine Cabbage, Green onions, Cilantro, remaining 2 TBSP Oil, & 1 TBSP. Lime juice. Toss to coat & season to taste with S & P
  7. Remove Beef from heat & stir in remaining 2 TBSP. Lime juice. Load rolls with beef & slaw

Recipe Notes

These also work perfectly as "sliders," if a few additional neighbors happen to show up for your Super Bowl Party
ENJOY YOUR SANDWICH !!

Adapted from Sunset Magazine