Recipes Index - page 2
Mussels in Basil-Coconut Sauce
This Thai mussel recipe makes an incredible appetizer, or add a salad and enjoy as the main course. Fresh mussels are steamed in white wine, then briefly simmered in a basil and coconut sauce. The dish is finished off with a sprinkling of fresh red chillies, coriander, and more basil for a seafood dish that is easy to make but tastes truly gourmet! Excellent with your favorite wine.
Classic Thai BBQ/Grilled Chicken Recipe (with Tangy Dipping Sauce)
This BBQ chicken recipe is truly bursting with flavor! Marinated in a garlicky sweet and sour sauce, the chicken pieces are then easily barbecued (or oven-baked) to perfection. Add my special homemade Thai BBQ sauce as either a dipping sauce or a glaze, and this chicken will be the life of your dinner or lunch party! A barbeque chicken recipe you will want to keep in your files - for life!
Special Thai Lime Leaf Green Curry Recipe
This green curry is exquisitely Thai in flavor, so if you're a fan of Thai food, you'll love it! Made with lime leaf as well as lime juice, the green curry paste is extremely aromatic and wonderful-tasting. This curry is similar to classic Thai green curry, but slightly different owing to the prominant taste of the lime leaves. Kaffir lime leaves can be purchased at any Asian store, and you'll be needing lots of them for this wonderful recipe. ENJOY!
Thai Green Curry Chicken
Green Curry is the most popular of all Thai dishes, and this Green Curry Chicken recipe is simple to make, yet tastes like it came from your favorite Thai restaurant. Unlike most green curry recipes, this one doesn't call for packaged curry paste - instead, everything is made fresh, resulting in the best possible taste and greatest health benefits. Just follow these easy directions to a great Thai green curry!
Grilled Shrimp Skewers
These grilled shrimp are flavorful and fresh, marinated in a light yellow curry sauce then skewered. Barbecue them outside on a warm day, or grill these tasty shrimp indoors either on a stovetop grill or in the oven. Add tomatoes and bell peppers plus steamed rice for a complete and deliciously satisfying as well as elegant Thai meal! Grilled shrimp are also excellent for a party, either as finger food or served for dinner with rice. ENJOY!
Classic Curry Chicken (with Potatoes)
This curry chicken recipe is my family's favorite! It's a classic yellow curry made with chunks of chicken and potatoes. Because this curry recipe is baked in the oven, it is quick and easy as a casserole to put together. If you can, look for Madras curry powder instead of your average run-of-the-mill powder available in supermarkets - a good curry powder makes a huge difference in the final taste of the dish. ENJOY!
Thai Grilled Steak (with Flavorful Sauce)
This grilled steak recipe has two names in Thailand: "Weeping Tiger" or "Waterfall Beef". The steak is easily marinated, then barbequed over a hot grill. Although you can enjoy the grilled steak whole, it is traditionally sliced up very thinly and served with a very flavorful accompanying sauce (recipe included here). The sauce includes a rather strange ingredient to most North Americans: ground toasted rice. For an easier substitution, use ground peanuts.
Easy Thai Glazed Ribs (Oven Recipe)
These Thai Glazed Ribs are oven baked, easy to make, and oh so delicious. The simple marinade is what makes this ribs recipe sing - a combination of Thai sauces, honey, and coconut milk plus a touch of chili. Bake the ribs right in the marinade, then broil for a few minutes right before serving - delicious glazed ribs couldn't be easier or taste better. Spare ribs or baby back ribs work well for this special Thai recipe. ENJOY!
Easy Pot Stickers (Thai Pan-Fried Dumplings)
This delicious recipe for Thai pot stickers (also known as pan-fried dumplings) is easy to make and certain to please everyone at dinner. A wonderful dim sum treat, the filling for these pot stickers is easily put together using chicken or shrimp (frozen shrimp works fine). Combined with a few other Thai ingredients, these Chinese-inspired pan-fried dumplings are so chewy-good, you'll want to make them again and again.
Easy Thai Fried Ribs Recipe
These Thai Fried Ribs are very easy to make and wonderfully full of flavor. The special Thai marinade is what does it -- a special concoction that is whipped up in just minutes. And there's no messy beaten eggs or other liquids to dip into - just the marinade, then roll in flour. So easy, so wonderful! Thai deep fried ribs are a common street food in Thailand, eaten any time of the day or night, and when you taste them, you'll agree they make one of the best finger foods you've ever tasted.
Savory Sticky Rice with Pork & Mushrooms
This sticky rice recipe is simple to make and oh so delicious! A meal unto itself, this Thai sticky rice is a savory dish that is similar to fried rice, except the rice has a wonderfully chewy texture - even kids love it! The key with sticky rice is to make sure to soak it first in water (instructions included with recipe). While normally be made with Thai or Chinese sausage, I've substituted strips of bacon which I find works wonders with this delicious sticky rice recipe. ENJOY!
Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry
This healthy and colorful sweet and sour chicken stir fry recipe will please everyone at dinnertime - even the kids. Slices of chicken (or pork) are stir-fried in a special Thai-style sweet and sour sauce that's tangy-delicious. Add shiitake mushrooms and bok choy, plus fresh vegetables such as bell peppers and tomatoes plus fresh coriander, and you've got a low-fat, one-dish that also makes a great party or potluck dish. Try this simple sweet and sour chicken stir fry recipe!
Thai Massaman Chicken Curry
Massaman Curry Chicken is a popular dish from the south of Thailand. Its flavors are indicative of Malaysian curries, with warm spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Added to this mixture are lemongrass, red chili, plus cumin and oriander seeds cooked together in coconut milk for a fragrant, rich-tasting curry. Serve this delicious curry chicken with coconut rice plus a cold lager for a complete Thai treat!
Chicken Dumpling Soup with Greens (Thai-style Wonton Soup)
This Thai version of wonton soup is so delicious, it's addictive! The chicken dumplings or wontons are easily put together using wonton wrappers (wrapping instructions included). This wonton soup is a great way to use up leftover roast chicken or turkey. The dumplings are added to a delicious chicken-lemongrass broth, along with a variety of nutritious vegetables. Makes a healthy, well-balanced meal and is sure to help if you're suffering from a cold or flu. ENJOY!
Easy Thai "Weeping Tiger" Beef
This easy beef recipe is known in Thailand as "Weeping Tiger Beef". The recipe calls for sirloin steak which is briefly marinated and then easily broiled and sliced up, leaving it extremely tender and full of flavor. The beef is then served with rice and a delicious sauce. Bison steak also works for this recipe, and if weather permits, you can grill the meat outside on your barbecue for equally delicious results.
Sticky Rice Dumplings
Sticky rice dumplings are common throughout Southeast-Asia - both savory and sweet versions. This savory Thai recipe features a healthy chicken and shiitake mushroom filling. The chicken dumplings are then wrapped in banana leaves and either steamed, barbecued, or baked in the oven. Serve them as part of a main course, or as a snack. They also make a great lunch - just take one of these compact packets to work and microwave it for a quick, deliciously unique meal!
Thai Northern Curry Chicken
This Northern Thai Curry Chicken recipe combines the best of Indian and Thai cuisines. So if you like Thai food and Indian curries, you'll love this warm and flavorful dish. Plus it's as easy as a cassarole to make, and all the herbs and spices make it extremely healthy. Unlike a lot of northern Thai dishes, I've added coconut milk to this curry recipe, resulting in a creamy curry sauce you'll find to be very sumptuous. Enjoy!!
Penang Red Curry Chicken
This curry recipe can be made with either beef or chicken, according to your preference. Named after a state in northern Malaysia, Penang Curry Chicken carries with it flavors and aromas of distant places (you'll find references to Malaysia, India, and Burma). With its homemade combination of spices and fresh herbs, my Penang Curry Chicken is super delicious, and the red vegetables such as tomatoes and red bell (or sweet) peppers add extra vitamins, flavor, and texture to this wonderful dish.
Thai Tamarind Chicken Stir Fry
Most Thai recipes are a combination of sweet, sour, and spicy, and this stir fry recipe is the epitome of this delectable description, although you can choose to make the dish mild (without chilies) and it will still be darkly wonderful and rich-tasting. Featuring plenty of fresh shiitake mushrooms, this savory chicken stir fry recipe will satisfy even the biggest of appetites. Tamarind is what gives this chicken stir fry its special flavor and depth. ENJOY!
Thai Cashew Chicken Recipe
Thai Cashew Chicken is one of many stir fry recipes that came to Thailand via the Chinese. Very popular in Thai restaurants, this famous chicken stir fry recipe is made with lean chicken breast, shiitake mushrooms, plus suey choy, bok choy, or other Chinese greens. Cashew chicken is a simple stir fry recipe that is easy to make, plus healthy and delicious. Enjoy it with Thai jasmine-scented rice or Thai sticky rice (see recipe link below) for a nutritious and satisfying meal.
Thai-spiced Grilled (or Pan-Fried) Salmon with Asparagus
This salmon recipe starts with a sweet honey-lemongrass-ginger marinade. The salmon is then grilled or pan-fried in this marinade/sauce - the same sauce that is then used to stir-fry the asparagus. Served with plenty of Thai sticky rice or Japanese sushi rice, this salmon dish looks elegant and tastes even better. Add it to your menu this week, either for your family (kids love it!), or as a party or special-occasion dish for you and your friends.
Mango Grilled Chicken (with Dipping Sauce)
This Thai Mango Grilled Chicken recipe is a delight to make and to eat. And it's easy to whip up. A twist on traditional mango chicken, this barbecue version is equally delicious, and just as spicy-sweet. Simply toss a ripe mango (or use frozen mango) plus some key Thai ingredients into your blender, and you have a delicious mango sauce that works as both the marinade and a dipping sauce. Serve this barbecue chicken with some rice, and you'll make everyone happy at dinner - even the kids!
Thai Grilled Chicken with Chili-Lime Sauce
If you like good grilled chicken, try this classic and fantastically delicious Thai Grilled Chicken! Simple enough to make, and the results are truly satifying. Includes a special marinade that imbues this grilled chicken with taste and gives it that beautiful reddish barbecue color. Serve with a quintessentially Thai sauce that is super-easy to make (no cooking involved!) and gives your bbq chicken that extra hit of flavor. ENJOY!
Grilled Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper
This Thai-style grilled chicken can be oven-broiled or barbecued outdoors. Either way, it's succulent and bursting with flavor - especially when served with my tangy Thai sauce (recipe included). As a bonus, marinate a few sweet red (or green) peppers along with the chicken, then oven-roast (or barbecue) them for the last 10 minutes of cooking time for a quick vegetable side dish. Add a little rice, and you have a complete dinner that is fun, easy to make, and healthy too!
Easy Pineapple Chicken
If you like exotic, you'll love my Pineapple Chicken recipe. Bite-size pieces of chicken are combined with pineapple and bell pepper in a green curry-coconut sauce. This wonderful mixture is then wrapped up in banana leaf packets (or tin foil/parchment paper) and baked in the oven. Serve this pineapple chicken right on the banana leaf for a delectable Thai treat, or add some easy-to-make coconut rice on the side for a taste of tropical bliss. ENJOY!