This authentic Thai cucumber salad recipe is easy to make and brimming with the quintessential tastes of Thai cooking. And it takes only 10 minutes to make! Fresh cucumber is combined with red pepper, green onion, coriander/cilantro and peanuts, then tossed in a tangy Thai dressing. So easy, so scrumptious!
This is the best time of year to make lettuce wraps, while all the fresh lettuces are flooding the stores and markets. And this Thai lettuce wraps recipe is easy to make as well as fun dish to eat. Serve the filling on a platter with whole lettuce leaves on the side, and let your friends and family wrap their own. They'll love the combination of crisp, cold lettuce with the warm, flavorful filling.
This Thai chicken salad is easy to make and pops with flavor. As a bonus, it's low in calories and fat while remaining extremely high in taste. The chicken is marinated in a light peppercorn marinade, then grilled (or oven-broiled) and served over a bed of cool greens together with a tangy Thai dressing. Low in fat, but very high in taste!
Make this easy fried rice at home - it's as good or better than take-out fried rice! Thai jasmine rice is fried up with chunks of juicy pineapple, plus cashews, peas, and currents together with a curry-flavored sauce. Serve it up on a platter OR in a carved-out pineapple (instructions included). A very summer-y dish!
16. Coconut Rice
Coconut rice makes a terrific accompaniment to any of the dishes on this list. Your guests will love the tropical flavor of this delicious rice. Easy to make too!
This fruit salad is simply gorgeous. It can be served as is, or dressed up by serving it in a carved-out pineapple (instructions included). Makes a nice addition to any summer gathering!
Try this fantastically easy recipe for Mango Sorbet! Quick and simple to make, and there's no stove involved. You'll need only a blender or food processor. This sorbet is creamier than most, halfway between sorbet and ice cream - your friends and family will love it.
This grilled pineapple is gourmet-delicious - makes a sweet, light treat at the end of a heavy cookout or barbecue. It's also easy to make, and most of the dish can be made ahead of time - then just grill it up!
This mango pudding is one of the best I've tried. What makes it extra good is the fact that it is made with coconut milk instead of whipping cream or evaporated milk. Unlike dairy products, coconut milk brings out and enhances the taste of the mango, plus adds that touch of richness you're looking for in a pudding. Makes a perfect summer dessert and can easily be made ahead of time for parties.
21. Coconut Sorbet
This coconut sorbet is made with coconut milk and shredded coconut for the ultimate coconut-ty taste. Makes a light, but sweet end to any summer gathering!