THAI SHEPHERD’S PIE
(Serves 4-6 People)
The dish that got everyone talking at our pot luck dinner. Using our Tiger’s Cry Sauce, this traditional dish is given a thai kick resulting in a flavor that’s nothing short of sensational.
TIME: 1 hr 20 min | EQUIPMENT: Medium pot, medium mixing bowl, large pan, oven safe dish or cast iron pan, and potato masher
You will need:
8oz (1 bottle) of Ayara’s Tigers Cry Sauce (Buy Now)
2 pounds potatoes, such as russet, peeled and cubed
2 tablespoons sour cream or softened cream cheese
1 large egg yolk
½ cup cream, for a lighter version substitute vegetable or chicken broth
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1-tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, 1 turn of the pan
1-2 pounds ground beef or ground lamb
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
1 onion, chopped
½ cup frozen peas
1-teaspoon sweet paprika
2-tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
2-tablespoons of Panko Bread Crumbs, sprinkle as desired
- Place potatoes in medium sized pot. Cover with at least an inch of cold water. Add a teaspoon of salt. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until tender (about 20 minutes).
- Add oil to hot pan, then add beef or lamb. Season meat with salt and pepper. Brown and crumble meat for 3 or 4 minutes. If you are using lamb and the pan is fatty, spoon away some of the drippings.
- Add diced carrot and onion to the meat. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Add a bottle of When Tigers Cry Steak Sauce, or to taste
- Add peas. Cook for 1 minute, and set aside.
- When the potatoes are done cooking (a fork can easily pierce), remove them from the pot and place them in a bowl.
- Add butter, sour crème and egg yolk. Mash with a fork or potato masher, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Preheat oven to broil. Fill an oven safe dish with meat and vegetables.
- Spread the mashed potatoes evenly on the top, and sprinkle Panko evenly on top and a dash of sweet paprika, if desired.
- Place dish in oven and cook until browned and bubbling (Approx. 30 minutes)
- Top casserole dish with chopped parsley and serve.