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Thai Green Papaya Salad, 'Som Tum'

Thai Green Papaya Salad, 'Som Tum'

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Green papaya salad is loved throughout SE Asia in various forms, and we are pleased to present this detailed recipe so you can bring it to your own kitchen. Somtum is a classic Thai dish, commonly ass


Northern Thai Pork Curry, 'Gaeng Hanglay'

Northern Thai Pork Curry, 'Gaeng Hanglay'

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In our continuing effort to present regional Thai recipes, here is an authentic version of Gaeng Hanglay, a northern Thai curry made with pork (or beef). Similar to massaman but without the coconut mi


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Chicken Satay, 'Satay Gai'

Chicken Satay, 'Satay Gai'

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Satay of course is originally an Indonesian/Malay dish, but it has been in Southern Thailand for a very long time.

Here we demonstrate two versions, Version 1 is our favorite and one you can make in y


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Chicken in Pandan Leaves, 'Gai Haw Bai Toey'

Chicken in Pandan Leaves, 'Gai Haw Bai Toey'

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Here's a Thai recipe you thought you had to go to Thailand to enjoy, not seen in local restaurants. We show how to fold the leaves, steam and cook the chicken, and the succulent dipping sauce. Another


Thai Barbecue Chicken, 'Gai Yang'

Thai Barbecue Chicken, 'Gai Yang'

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Gai yang translates to "barbecued (or grilled) chicken", and can be prepared in many different ways, we demonstrate here three unique versions.

There are pictures below shared by visitors to this website


Massaman Beef - Basic Style

Massaman Beef - Basic Style

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Massaman beef is one of our personal favorites, here we've created a simple version using beef and potatoes with a little bit of onion the result is perfect and you can't go wrong.

 


Thai Chicken Fried Hat Yai Style, 'Gai Tod Hatyai'

Thai Chicken Fried Hat Yai Style, 'Gai Tod Hatyai'

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When chicken is fried this way, it comes out dry rather than greasy. The secret is to cook the chicken two times--first at low heat, then again at high heat. This kind of fried chicken is so tasty whe


Pork Prik Khing, Pad Prik Khing Moo

Pork Prik Khing, Pad Prik Khing Moo

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This recipe can be made almost instantly, with some pork cutlets, a can of Maesri prik khing curry paste, and some fresh local green beans.


Thai Green Curry Chicken, 'Gaeng Khiao Wan Gai'

Thai Green Curry Chicken, 'Gaeng Khiao Wan Gai'

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This is a simple and authentic Thai recipe that we enjoy preparing with chicken and just a bit of fresh seasonal greens (in this recipe we used green beans). Our basic recipe a delicious green curry w


Thai Pan-Fried Butter Steak

Thai Pan-Fried Butter Steak

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We learned how to make this steak from a local chef with a very keen sense of taste.  

Cooking steak with butter is not new but becoming quite popular.

Oyster sauce and fish sauce are key ingre


Massaman Beef - Classic Thai Style

Massaman Beef - Classic Thai Style

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Massaman cooked slowly with tender beef is one of our personal favorites, and many people who call us to order mention that they love massaman beef. Here's a masterpiece recipe that is easy to make and


Panang Chicken Breast, 'Panang Oak Gai'

Panang Chicken Breast, 'Panang Oak Gai'

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This panang creates a large amount of meat and soup, would be great for potluck. We recommend using large chicken breasts with the bone still on. Panang Oak Gai means 'Panang Breast (oak) of Chicken (g


Rice Vermicelli Garlic Lime Pork, 'Sen Mee Pad Kratiem Moo Manao'

Rice Vermicelli Garlic Lime Pork, 'Sen Mee Pad Kratiem Moo Manao'

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This authentic Thai recipe has a long name: "Sen Mee" = rice vermicelli; "Pad Kratiem" = fried garlic; "Moo" = pork, "Manao" = lime.

We like to load the pork with lots of chopped fresh Thai chiles, and serve


Grilled Lemongrass Chicken, Gai Yang Takrai

Grilled Lemongrass Chicken, Gai Yang Takrai

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This is a simple recipe using just a few ingredients that we made at home using an electric griddle. It can be made in a skillet or in a barbecue, it really doesn't matter. This recipe came to us from


Thai Sweet Rice Congee Soup

Thai Sweet Rice Congee Soup

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This is a very simple soup using just a few ingredients, and it's a great meal to start the day.

To add flavor you can toss in a chicken bone after the water boils and leave it in for the duration of


Spicy Thai Chicken Wings, 'Peek Gai Nam Daeng'

Spicy Thai Chicken Wings, 'Peek Gai Nam Daeng'

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We noticed this recipe in Saveur Magazine, and it turned out superb. Under the wet spicy red sauce coating is a nice crispy well done chicken wing--so delicious. We followed along almost exactly as th


Thai Chicken with Hot-Sour-Salty-Sweet Sauce

Thai Chicken with Hot-Sour-Salty-Sweet Sauce

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The simple marinade and cooking method here creats chicken that's slightly dry on the outside, perfectly cooked on the inside & ready for the dipping sauce.

We used a charcoal barbecue with a ve


Thai-Style Pork with Peanut Sauce, 'Phraram Long Song'

Thai-Style Pork with Peanut Sauce, 'Phraram Long Song'

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This dish can be made with pork, beef, chicken or shrimp. This version is made with pork.


Spicy Chicken with Fresh Thai Basil, 'Gai Pad Horapa'

Spicy Chicken with Fresh Thai Basil, 'Gai Pad Horapa'

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This very simple Thai spicy chicken dish uses just a few ingredients, yet is loaded with flavor. We prepared this recipe in two different versions -- one with fresh red chiles and one with&n


Green Curry with Fresh Chile, Chicken, Eggplant & Kaffir Lime, 'Gaeng Khiao Wan Gai'

Green Curry with Fresh Chile, Chicken, Eggplant & Kaffir Lime, 'Gaeng Khiao Wan Gai'

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This recipe highlights the delicious Thai mini eggplant and it's a common recipe throughout all provinces of Thailand. The advantage of this recipe is that you pound fresh chiles into a high quality gr


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