Recipes : Thai Red Curry

Off the topic of beauty a little, I decided to mix it up a tad and add some recipes into the equation.

Thai red curry is one of my all time favourite meals, I love the coconut flavours and creamy-ness to it, with a bit of extra kick from the red chillis. It’s pretty simple to cook as well and this has become a firm favourite of mine. With cooking, I’m not one to measure things exact, in fact I kind of just chuck it all in and hope for the best, and alter recipes to how I want them. I think that’s what creates the fun in creating new meals..

Before I get started though, I am definitely not a chef and I am not thai! This is just my take on a recipe, using cheaper ingredients for the every day working person to be able to have time and money to create. 

Here’s what you will need!

  • Coconut Milk – I use around half a tin, but you can use however much you like, depending on how creamy you want it to be. But 300ml is what is recommended.
  • 1 red Chilli – Finely Chopped and de-seeded
  • 1 Small Onion – Finely Chopped
  • Chicken breasts (how much, depending on how many you are cooking for) diced up or whole if you fancy!
  • Thai Fish Sauce – 4 teaspoons
  • Thai Red Curry Paste – 3-4 tablespoons
  • Sugar – 1 teaspoon
  • Vegetable Oil – 2 teaspoons
  • Corriander – Handful if required – Leaves cut finely

What you need to do:

  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the onions in and cook on a gentle heat, stirring for about 3 minutes or until soft.

Thai red curry recipe

  • Add the red curry paste and heat for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken to the frying pan/wok stir in well and then fry for 3 minutes. Pour and stir in the coconut milk and bring to the boil, turn down the heat once boiling and simmer on a lower heat, cooking the curry gently. Stir occasionally and cook for 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and the sauce is thick.
  • Stir in the fish sauce, sugar and chilli. If required, add in half the coriander and mix in (I forgot to add it in mine!).

Thai red curry recipe

  • Serve with rice (I served with chips too cause I’m a fatty!) and the other half of the coriander on top.

Thai Red Curry Recipe

Hope you enjoy this if you decide to make it and if you do, let me know what you think!

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