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Thai Green Curry

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This popular Thai dish is a great way to make use of chicken. I found some nice Thai eggplants at the market so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to teach you how to make green curry. Thai cooking is a play of balance with sweet, sour, spicy and salty in harmony with each other. You are going to love this recipe.
Ingredients
  Chicken 1 Pound, ut into bite size pieces
  Coconut milk 1 Can (10 oz)
  Green curry paste 50 Gram
  Thai eggplants/Regular eggplant 6 Medium, cut into bite size pieces
  Carrot 1 Medium, cut into bite size pieces
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, diced
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Thai chili peppers 3 Medium, cut into pieces
  Lotus roots/Bamboo shoots 2 Medium, sliced
  Basil leaves 1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm)
  Deep fried tofu puffs 1 Packet, sliced
  Fish sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon, 4
  Sugar/Agave nectar 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For frying)
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a pan and heat with some oil on medium heat and saute the onions. Add the green curry paste (approx over 3 tablespoons) and the can of coconut milk. Stir until the paste is fully dissolved and simmer.
2. Add the chicken, the Thai chilies and the carrots. Cover the pot and cook for 20 minutes.
3. After 20 minutes add the cut up eggplant and the other ingredients such as the tofu puffs and bamboo shoots or lotus roots and let it simmer until tender.
4. Once done taste the broth and if it is too spicy add a little bit of sugar or agave nectar to balance it out.

SERVING
5. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Thai Green Chicken Curry has to be one of the most popular Thai curries. Watch this video for an easy home-style version chicken curry with Thai eggplants. It’s got the perfect balance of spicy, sour and sweet! Make a large pot of this fragrant and rice curry along with a large pot of rice and invite your Thai-food loving friends over for a dinner party!

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