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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.
  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)

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.

5. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 441 Calories from Fat 236

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.4%

Saturated Fat 10.7 g53.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38 mg12.7%

Sodium 347.8 mg14.5%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 11.5 g46.1%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 26 g51%

Vitamin A 35.5% Vitamin C 46.6%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Thai Green Curry Recipe Video