Recipes Index - page 2
Grilled Salmon in a Thai BBQ Sauce
This grilled salmon recipe is divinely delicious. A special Thai BBQ sauce is what makes this Thai-style salmon come alive. I find it's better than most salmon recipes (that call for heavy cream sauces), and it's far healthier too! Banana leaf is an optional part of this recipe, and if you do have some (or know where you can buy some), it adds a little bit of the exotic to this already fantastic dish. So give this recipe a try - grilled salmon never tasted so good!
Grilled Salmon with Thai Lemongrass-Coconut Sauce
This delightful grilled salmon recipe features a Thai lemongrass-coconut sauce that is just perfect for fresh salmon steaks or fillets (previously frozen salmon can also be used). The sauce is a tantilizing blend of sweet, sour, and spicy. All these flavors come together in a mingling of lemon, lemongrass, coconut milk, honey, and a dash of spice for a salmon-perfect combination. Makes for great everyday eating, but is also perfect for serving at your next barbecue party or cookout. ENJOY!
Grilled Halibut in a Sweet Chili Thai Sauce
This Thai recipe for grilled halibut is easy and delicious. Other types of fish work with this recipe as well, whether steaks or fillets, sole or salmon. Grilled fish isn't as difficult as it seems, and this recipe includes lots of grilling tips. The Thai marinade is put together in a matter of minutes, making this fish recipe a quick and easy meal for everyday, but is also elegant enough to serve at your next cookout or dinner party.
Easy Grilled Salmon (with "No-Cook" Coconut Sambal)
This fantastic recipe for grilled salmon is easy to make and tastes truly heavenly. The special Thai marinade is a perfect match for the richness of salmon, enhancing and bringing out all of its naturally succulent taste. This recipe will show you how to cook salmon easily and quickly, and includes lots of cooking tips to help you get your salmon just right. Definitely one of my all-time favorite salmon recipes!
Thai-style Grilled Scallops with Mango/Peaches and Red Bell Pepper
Try this Thai recipe for Grilled Scallops. Either fresh mango or peaches can be used, depending on what is fresh and available where you live. Either sea scallops or larger bay scallops can be used in this recipe, and both are equally delightful. As a bonus, the same recipe for the marinade doubles as a sauce which you spoon over just before eating, making this scallops recipe simple as well as colorful and gourmet-delicious. Perfect for a cookout or barbecue party. ENJOY!
Thai Lemon Shrimp with Sweet Chili Sauce
This Thai Lemon Shrimp Recipe (Goong Maa Now) is delicious and easy to make. The flavors are very different and wonderfully tangy. I cooked up this dish for a potluck, and have never seen anything disappear so fast. Large or jumbo shrimp are marinated in a simple sweet chili sauce, then briefly simmered on the stove together with coconut milk and lemon. If you like seafood, put this dish on your menu this week - you won't be disappointed. ENJOY!
Spicy Thai Sweet & Sour Shrimp Recipe
This spicy sweet and sour shrimp provides lots of tangy taste and depth of flavor owing to my unique Thai combination of herbs and spices. This sweet and sour recipe features fresh (or frozen) shrimp combined with pineapple chunks and slices of green bell pepper (or sweet green Anahein pepper) for a wonderful stir-fried seafood dish that is perfect any night of the week. Leftovers are wonderful too! ENJOY!
Thai Steamed Mussels with Lemongrass and Fresh Herbs
This fragrant steamed mussel recipe makes a superb gourmet appetizer to serve guests or that very-special-someone in your life. Thai herbs and spices, such as lemongrass, lime leaf, fresh coriander and basil, create a wondrous broth that marries perfectly with the taste of the mussels without ever overpowering them. This mussel recipe is simple to put together too - ready in just minutes. Pair with a nice wine and good company. ENJOY!
Easy Grilled Fish with Garlic-Pepper Sauce
This Easy Grilled Fish recipe with Garlic-Pepper Sauce is simply fantastic! Fresh or frozen fish fillets or steaks can be used for this recipe, which includes a simple garlic-pepper sauce that marries beautifully both with mild as well as rich-flavored fish. Serve this grilled fish with rice or potatoes for an easy seafood treat. Perfect for everyday grilling, or serve this grilled fish when company come over.
Baked or Fried Oysters in the Half-Shell, Thai-style
This oyster recipe is very flexible - you can either fry the oysters or bake them (includes instructions for both methods). This sumputous oyster recipe starts with a delicious Thai sauce that is easy to make and pairs beautifully with the rich taste of the oysters. In my case, I bought some oysters that were already shucked, and also asked for some leftover shells which the fish monger happily gave me free of charge. Try doing the same rather than struggling with shucking fresh oysters.
Thai Calamari with Dip
This simple Thai version of calamari is crisp and delicious - especially when dipped in my special Thai coconut dip. This dish makes a great appetizer or party food recipe, or serve it with a Thai salad and you have a complete meal. As this recipe will demonstrate, fried calamari needn't be as difficult as it sounds - simply cut the squid into rings, dip the rings into a simple flour mixture, and fry. Mmmm.... easy and delicious!
Pan-Fried Fish with Thai Lemon-Herb Sauce
This pan-fried fish recipe is melt-in-your-mouth delicious and easy to make. The fish is lightly seared in a hot pan with a little oil for 5-8 minutes, then topped with a simple no-cook lemon-herb Thai sauce that really compliments the flavor of the fish and lets its tenderness shine through. Wonderful with rice, but equally good with potatoes, this easy fish recipe makes a great meal and is simple enough to fry up any night of the week. ENJOY!
Seafood Mango Stir Fry
This tangy stir fry recipe features your choice of seafood in combination with mango. Shrimp, fish fillets, mussels, clams, scallops, etc... can all be used - or choose just one or two, then stir fry them together with snow peas and red pepper in a sweet and sour sauce that marries perfectly with fresh mango (or you can use frozen or canned mango if you can't find fresh). An easy and scrumptious stir fry recipe that is sure to a hit with everyone at your dinner table!
Shrimp Cocktail (Served in Cucumber Boats)
This shrimp cocktail recipe is deliciously different! It's also lower in calories and fat than most traditional shrimp cocktail recipes. And if that isn't enough to convince you to try it, this shrimp cocktail is festively served in cucumber boats which are beautiful to serve. And did I mention it's healthy too? This shrimp cocktail recipe includes bits of pineapple, cashews, and fresh herbs all tossed together in a Thai-style shrimp cocktail sauce. ENJOY!
Grilled Halibut with Mango Salsa
Instead of the usual steaks and burgers, why not grill up something fresh and exciting - like some fresh fish? My Grilled Halibut with Thai-inspired fresh mango salsa is melt-in-your-mouth delicious, not to mention healthy (low-fat, plus you get your omega-3 fatty acids). Best of all, this gourmet dish is super fast and easy to make. In a pinch, other types of white-fleshed fish can be substituted for halibut, and if the weather doesn't cooperate, you can pan-fry the fish on the stove. ENJOY!
Steamed or Baked Butter Fish (Pomfret) with Special Thai Sauce
Butter fish, also known as pomfret or white pomfret fish, is healthy and wonderfully tender when steamed or baked in the oven (recipe includes instructions for both cooking methods). This butter fish recipe is easy to make, and the results are gourmet delicious! The fish is wrapped in banana leaf before cooking (or tin foil can be used as a substitute). Includes a special Thai fish sauce recipe that is tantalizingly good. So give this easy fish recipe a try - you won't be disappointed!
Shrimp and Green Mango Curry
This shrimp curry is a great recipe to make if you want to impress your spouse or friends. Green mango is the special ingredient in this curry - you'll enjoy its subtle sourness combined with that familiar mango taste. If you wish, a mixture of seafood can be added, including as scallops or chunks of filleted white-fleshed fish. Lime leaves as well as fresh herbs and green chili all combine to create a shrimp curry you won't be forgetting anytime soon. ENJOY!
Baked Talapia with Tamarind Sauce
This baked talapia recipe is delicious and easy to make. While this same dish would be steamed in Thailand, I find baking it easier and the results just as tender. This talapia recipe features the dark richness of tamarind, which is a fruit that grows in many parts of Asia. The sauce is a combination of sweet and sour, with tones of chili, garlic and ginger. So try give this baked talapia recipe a try - it makes a quick and delicious dinner. ENJOY!
Clams in Thai Yellow Curry Sauce
If you like shellfish, you'll love my sumptuous Thai clams. Served either as an appetizer or an entree, this clam recipe provides all the taste and none of the fat of the usual cream-based shell-fish dishes. These clams can be made mild to spicy, as desired. Includes a recipe for homemade Thai yellow curry sauce. Enjoy with steamed rice, over noodles - or, if desired, a loaf of french bread or garlic toast to soak up the flavorful juices.
Thai Drunken Fish
This fried fish recipe has a descriptive name: it's called "Drunken Fish" because it is usually served in Thai bars, like pub food in the West. But don't even think it tastes anything like our typical "pub grub"! In fact, this fish dish is worthy of the term "gourmet" for all of its wonderful flavor and richness, as well as the spectacular presentation it makes. Any type of whole white fish can be used, including talapia, sea bream, rainbow trout, snapper, etc... ENJOY!
Shrimp Noodle Salad
This Thai Shrimp Noodle Salad Recipe is easy to make and tastes spectacular! Tender cooked shrimp are combined with gluten free rice noodles or glass noodles, plus strips of cucumber, fresh papaya, scallions, and fresh coriander. This wonderful tangle of ingredients is then tossed with a salad dressing recipe that literally takes only one minute to make, but makes this salad taste incredible. Make it for dinner, or keep it in the refrigerator for quick weekday lunches.
Barbecue Fish and Vegetable Brochettes, Thai-style
This barbecue fish recipe smells so good on the barbecue that you just might find the neighbors coming around to see what you're cooking (this happens to me all the time)! Marinaded in a tangy Thai sauce (which is also used as a dipping sauce), these healthy, colorful skewers will satisfy the whole family - even your kids will love them. Make up your own combination of vegetables and fish, according to your preference or what you happen to have on hand that's fresh and good.
Barbecue Fish Lettuce Wraps
This fabulous Thai recipe is a combination of barbecue fish (wonderful in its own right), and lettuce wraps. A really fun way to enjoy fish outdoors on the barbecue, and makes a superb party food, as everyone can put together their own wrap - just have someone doing the barbecuing. Includes a super-easy dipping sauce for the wraps that really makes this dish come alive. And there's no need for a side salad - you're getting your salad and your fish all in one dish. Fantastic!!
Easy Baked Fish with Special Thai Sauce
This easy baked fish recipe takes less than 30 minutes to make, but tastes like you labored in the kitchen for hours! Start with fresh or frozen fillets of your favorite "white" fish, such as halibut, cod, or snapper, and wrap them in tin foil, parchment paper, or, for that authentic Thai taste, in banana leaves (available fresh or frozen at most Asian stores). Make the special Thai sauce in a matter of minutes on your stovetop, then put the two together - it's that easy!
Thai Chili Squid Recipe
This Thai chili squid recipe is super-yummy, healthy, and easy to make. And if you serve it with glass or rice noodles (as in this recipe), it makes a one-pot meal complete with plenty of nutritious vegetables. The squid is stir-fried briefly, so it is very tender and never rubbery. You can also simply serve the stir-fried squid with plain rice. Makes a terrific seafood dish for any occasion, even in the winter (frozen squid works just as well as fresh!). Includes gluten-free instructions.
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