GAENG PHAD GAI - THAI CHICKEN RED CURRY

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds (667 grams) chicken breasts, deboned,skinned and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons red curry paste*
  • 1 14 ounce (397 grams) coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons nam pla* (Thai fish sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions

  • Put vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium heat ( I prefer to work with a wok). Stir-fry red curry paste for 1 minute. Add chicken and stir-fry until chicken is done. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • These products can be purchased at your local Oriental market such as 99 Ranch Market or on line.
  • You can purchase Red Curry paste prepared or if you prefer to make it yourself, just ask me for the recipe.

Notes

Heidi as promised here is a simple but very tasty Thai dish. Kathie and I were introduced to Thai food in the early 1980s because of an article in Los Angeles Magazine. One of the first Thai restaurants we visited in Los Angeles was Bangkok I on Melrose Avenue. A small place with excellent food and friendly service

Source of this recipe is: "A Touch of Thailand" by Duanguen Buranasombati.

Categories: Asian  Main Dish 

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