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Gai Muang Nung Kreung Gaeng Nua, Steamed Chicken Chiang Mai

Gai Muang Nung Kreung Gaeng Nua, Steamed Chicken Chiang Mai

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In English you could call this "chicken in northern style chile paste". The Chiang Mai (northern Thai) chile paste has mild flavor (not spicy), made with turmeric, using local Thai chicken which are tas


Gaeng Tay Poe

Gaeng Tay Poe

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This delicious recipe is unique because it uses the whole kaffir lime fruit, which is uncommon in Thai curry. It's one of our family favorites. Gaeng Tay Po has wonderful crossover appeal for people wh


Frog with Thai Chile Paste & Bamboo, 'Namprik Kob'

Frog with Thai Chile Paste & Bamboo, 'Namprik Kob'

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Frog can be seen in markets across Thailand, and they're enjoyed in a variety of traditional Thai dishes. We prepared this recipe based on a northeastern frog curry, and it's going to please adventurous


Thai-Style Fried Chicken

Thai-Style Fried Chicken

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Leave it to the Thais to create the best fried chicken in the world. This batter perfectly coats your chicken (or vegetables, as we made fried mushrooms and onions that turned out excellent). Simply m


Drunken Chicken Wings, 'Peek Gai Mao Daeng'

Drunken Chicken Wings, 'Peek Gai Mao Daeng'

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In Thai mao means drunk (kimao means to be drunk), and daeng means red. Peek gai are chicken wings for serving as finger food. We also have a recipe for Spicy Thai Chicken Wings, 'Peek Gai Nam Daeng'.


Drunken Noodles and Chicken with Tofu, 'Gai Pad Kee Mao'

Drunken Noodles and Chicken with Tofu, 'Gai Pad Kee Mao'

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Kee mao dishes in Thailand are widely served as bar snacks in much the same way that Spanish bars serve tapas (and serve to make you thirsty, when used for this purpose).


Thai Curry Without Tears, 'Kaeng Sai Mai Rong Hai'

Thai Curry Without Tears, 'Kaeng Sai Mai Rong Hai'

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The translation of this means 'curry [or stew or soup] without tears'.


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Crying Tiger Beef, 'Seua Rong Hai'

Crying Tiger Beef, 'Seua Rong Hai'

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We love the flavor of flank steak, oddly one of the least expensive cuts. On a 900 lb black angus steer, you'll be lucky to get just two decent flank steaks, yet you can find this rare cut in good butc


Thai Crispy Fried Pork with Garlic, 'Moo Tod Gratiem'

Thai Crispy Fried Pork with Garlic, 'Moo Tod Gratiem'

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In Thailand, this is a recipe that's usually made at home, not typically found in a restaurant. Mothers will make this for kids to eat on a long trip or picnic. The pork smells delicious, with the garl


Thai Chili Beef, 'Neua Pad Prik'

Thai Chili Beef, 'Neua Pad Prik'

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This is a quick, and fairly mild preparation for beef. It can also be prepared with pork.


Chicken with Holy Basil Paste, 'Gai Pad Krapao'

Chicken with Holy Basil Paste, 'Gai Pad Krapao'

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Fresh holy basil leaves are very delicate and typically not possible to find in any markets outside of areas with tropical weather. Our chile paste with holy basil has become one of our most popular p


Chicken Stir-Fried with Green Curry, 'Gai Pad Khiaowan'

Chicken Stir-Fried with Green Curry, 'Gai Pad Khiaowan'

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This is an example of the popular 'fried curry' style that produces a dry result. It blends equally well with rice or noodles.


Thai Chicken Casserole, 'Gai Kaeng'

Thai Chicken Casserole, 'Gai Kaeng'

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This is a 'Thai-ised' version of a recipe from Delia Smith's cooking course, called Chicken with Whole Spice, which is a mild pastiche on Indian food. This version is set up for a slow-crock cooker, but


Thai Chicken and Winter Melon Curry, 'Kaeng Kua Phak Gai'

Thai Chicken and Winter Melon Curry, 'Kaeng Kua Phak Gai'

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Kaeng Kua made with a pariicular variety of melon, but you may substitute your favorite local gourd for this dish.


Thai Chicken and Veggies, 'Gai Pad Prik'

Thai Chicken and Veggies, 'Gai Pad Prik'

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gai = chicken
pad = stir-fried
prik = chilli

Unlike gai pad khing, which is cooked at smoking point, this dish is cooked at medium high - any more heat and the vegetables will be destroyed. A more appr


Charcoal Broiled Beef in Hot-Sweet Sauce, 'Neua Yang'

Charcoal Broiled Beef in Hot-Sweet Sauce, 'Neua Yang'

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Yang dishes are the Thai equivalent of barbeque food. The most common is undoubtedly gai yang (chicken) where a chicken is split open, beaten flat, and gripped in a cleft stick to grill over the brazi


Thai Beef Salad, 'Yum Nuea'

Thai Beef Salad, 'Yum Nuea'

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One of our favorite recipes, the meat is barbequed then tossed with a delicious mixture of sweet, sesame-inspired smoky hot sauce and fresh vegetables. It should be served with jasmine rice, but it's a


Thai Beef Flambe, 'Neua Pad Kimao'

Thai Beef Flambe, 'Neua Pad Kimao'

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This meal needs to be cooked in very hot oil, and it is deliberately flamed at the end. Because of this we recommend using a wok not a skillet, at least 16 inches in diameter and 6 inches deep, or a s


Thai Barbecue Pork with Lemongrass, 'Mu Yang Takrai'

Thai Barbecue Pork with Lemongrass, 'Mu Yang Takrai'

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This recipe is authentic Thai, using many classic ingredients, and it can be enjoyed with a variety of meat such as chicken or pork strips on skewers, though we love it made with pork chops. The barbe


Beef Larb

Beef Larb

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We love the flavor of flank steak, oddly one of the least expensive cuts. On a 900 lb black angus steer, you'll be lucky to get just two decent flank steaks, yet you can find this rare cut in good butc


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