"I was craving corned beef and cabbage recently, but the thought of doing the same old New England boiled dinner had me yawning. I tried to think of some new, interesting braising liquid, and that's when I remembered I've never had something stewed in coconut milk that I didn't like. The coconut milk gave the broth a subtle sweetness and richness that I was really happy with." — Chef John
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1 (15 ounce) can
red curry paste
onion, cut into large chunks
celery, cut into large chunks
carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks
potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
1/2 small head
cabbage, cored and cut into large chunks
This was awesome! It is definitely not the norm for this dish but was very good. I cooked it in a crockpot for 6 hours and cutting it was like butter! Serve with white rice with the sauce over the top for more of an oriental flair.
i made this tonight for dinner. it was delicious. it reminds of of thai coconut milk soup the way it turned out...delicious
Chef John ... You knocked this one out of the park. I love Thai and as much as I enjoy corned beef, it's always reserved for St. Pat's and the occasional sandwich. I am amazed how well this works. Thanks!
My husband and I really enjoyed this, but honestly the coconut and curry paste flavors didn't come through as much as I was hoping, my husband didn't realize this was supposed to have a Thai influence at all until I told him what I'd used. I will most likely make this again but up the seasonings.
This is fantastic. I used cumin and diced tomatoe and no fish sauce because this is what I had in the cupboard. I'm serving it for mothers day.
Just did this today it was great. JS
So different and SO GOOD! Thanks for a wonderful update to a classic recipe.
My wife is from Thailand so we know the flavors. We were mixed as to whether to even try this because I didn't want to waste a corned beef if the flavors were too "conflicted". On the other hand, the "same old" corn beef and cabbage IS kind of boring. WOW was this good. The ammounts of coconut milk and curry paste were just enough to "hint" at the changed recipe and there was a richness in the broth that we both loved. Only change I made was to use a crock pot instead of a dutch oven. Now my wife and I are talking about whether to "push" the coconut milk and curry to make them a little more prominent. We LOVED this as written and I recommend this as a change. It is NOT radical nor conflicted at the table. thanks rc
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Coconut Milk Corned Beef and Cabbage
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 514
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