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Gulai Merah (Red Short Ribs of Beef)

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Category: Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Shallots, sliced
  • 3 Garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 Piece of fresh ginger,
  • -sliced
  • 4 Or 5 hot red chile peppers,
  • -seeded, sliced
  • 2 ts Ground coriander
  • 1/8 ts Ground turmeric
  • 1 ts Salt, or to taste
  • 2 c Water
  • 2 lb Lean short ribs of beef,
  • -cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 2 tb Corn oil
  • 2 Salam leaves
  • 2 sl Laos
  • 1 Stalk lemon grass
  • 1 sl Lemon


Process shallots, garlic, ginger, chiles, coriander, turmeric, salt
and 1/2 cup of water to a smooth sauce. Marinate beef for 1/2 hour.

Heat the oil: add the beef and marinade, the salam, laos, lemon
grass and lemon; stir-fry over moderate heat for 5 minutes. Add
remaining water, cover and cook until beef is tender, about 1 hour.
If the sauce evaporates too quickly, add another 1/2 cup water and
continue to simmer. Serve warm.

Serves six with rice and salad.

San Francisco Chronicle, 3/9/88.

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