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Very Good Veggies! - Best Vegetable Recipes from the Thai Kitchen

Flavorful & Fresh Stir-Fried Vegetables


For delicious vegetables you won't be able to get enough of, try one of these delightful Thai vegetable recipes!  Fresh, healthy, crisp and just plain good.  These dishes make a wonderful compliment to any Thai or Asian style dinner.  ENJOY!

1. Easy Stir-Fried Bok Choy

Bok Choy Recipe

This bok choy recipe is terrific to serve as a side vegetable dish - or add tofu or your choice of chicken, pork, or seafood for a delicious mixed stir fry dish. With a rich garlic taste, the stir fry sauce is easy to make and goes well with other vegetables too. ENJOY!

2. Thai Stir-Fried Vegetables with Garlic, Ginger, and Lime

Thai Sir-fried Vegetables

Making a "simple stir fry" isn't all that simple. Getting the stir fry sauce to taste just right is usually a challenge. But my Thai stir-fried vegetables is a no-fail recipe, mostly because the stir-fry sauce is made before beginning to fry the vegetables, allowing you to adjust the flavor according to your taste.  Try it - you'll love it!

3. Stir-Fried Chinese Broccoli ('Gai Lan' or Rapini/Broccoli Rabe)

Chinese Broccoli
Copyright Darlene A. Schmidt, 11/02/10

This Chinese Broccoli recipe is so simple and delicious! In Thailand, vegetable stir-fries tend to be Chinese in origin (Chinese cooking is a huge influence). If you can't find Chinese broccoli, broccoli rabe (rapini) is a close relative that may be easier to come by. Our own western-style broccoli works well too .

4. Baked Sweet Potatoes & Yams

This vegetable dish is super easy!  Just toss with a little oil, add a few spices and pop in the oven for 45 minutes. So easy, so good.

5. Easy Thai Stir-Fried Spinach

Thai Stir-Fried Spinach

This wonderful dish tastes as good (or better!) than what you'll find in most restaurants, and is twice as healthy (no MSG or other additives).  Plus, it takes only a few minutes to make - you can have it on the table in less than 15 minutes.  Great as a side dish to any Thai/Asian inspired meal.  ENJOY!

6. Stir-Fried Eggplant with Garlic

Garlicy Thai Eggplant

This simple eggplant recipe is aromatic and flavorful, and the generous amounts of fresh garlic make it extra healthy. This eggplant recipe makes a terrific side dish that can also be made vegetarian.

7. Easy Stir-Fried Mixed Vegetables

Vegetable Stir-Fry
Copyright Darlene A. Schmidt, 02/26/10

This Stir-Fried Vegetables recipe is easy to make and tastes like a stir-fry should - very flavorful and fresh. It is also really flexible - serve as a side dish, or add shrimp, chicken, or tofu for a main course entree. Also, you can choose your own assortment of vegetables based on what is fresh and available where you live.

8. Thai Grilled Vegetables

Grilled Vegetables
This recipe features porobello mushrooms, red bell pepper and eggplant, all suffused in Thai spices and then grilled to perfection. To add a final hit of flavor, toss in my no-cook Thai sauce and serve.

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