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thai curry beef in white bowl with lime slice
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5 from 2 votes

Slow Cooker Thai Curry Beef

Slow cooker Thai curry beef takes the pressure off your dinner prep! Simmer all day, and come home to fall-apart-tender beef simmering in creamy coconut milk curry.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 8
Calories: 418kcal



  • 27 oz coconut milk (full fat; 2 cans; 800 mL total)
  • 6 tablespoons fish sauce
  • ¼ cup Thai curry paste (red or green)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 lbs stewing beef

1-2 hours before serving

  • 8 cups frozen broccoli (or bell peppers, or your favorite vegetable)

To serve

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • rice
  • cilantro
  • lime wedges



  • Stir together the coconut milk, fish sauce, thai curry paste and brown sugar. Add the stewing beef and toss to coat
  • Cook on low for 6 hours
  • 2 hours before serving, stir in the frozen broccoli and put the lid back on quickly. Don't stir it in, just leave it on top.
  • Continue cooking for another 2 hours.
  • Stir in the lime juice and serve.


Serving: 1/8 batch | Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 1168mg | Potassium: 933mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1731IU | Vitamin C: 84mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 7mg