Open 19.1 – Authentic Thai Beef Curry Recipe

Thai red curry served with brown rice and fresh chilli

FFF’s Open 19.1 recipe is specially designed with a good top up of carbs to replenish glycogen stores – as the muscles preferred fuel source, a tough workout like this is sure to deplete reserves. The beef in this recipe provides a protein hit, perfect for repairing tired muscles!


  • 130g beef rump
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 95g broccoli
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ cup brown rice
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp lemongrass
  • 1 tsp chopped parsley
  • coconut shavings
  • fresh red chilli


  1. Heat a little olive oil in a large frying pan and fry the beef until browned on the outside
  2. Add the curry powder and cook for another minute until the meat is covered
  3. Pour in the coconut milk, bring to the boil, cover and then reduce to a simmer for 30-45 minutes until the beef is tender
  4. Sprinkle the broccoli with chilli powder and roast for 20 minutes at 180 degree.
  5. Cover the rice with cold water, adding lemongrass and ginger to the saucepan
  6. Bring to the boil and simmer for approx. 25 minutes. Remove from heat and drain well.
  7. Serve together and garnish with freshly chopped parsley, coconut shavings and fresh chilli

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Meghan Foulsham

Published by Meghan Foulsham

Meghan's fascination with metabolism and the effect of diet on the body covered in her BSc Biochemistry, paired with being a passionate mental health advocate, led her to a Master's degree in Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition. Using this, Meghan works with clients to help them reach their goals in the most sustainable way, without sacrificing or risking their mental health.