Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

My girlfriend made this for me once when she was visiting and I have been hooked ever since.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the peanut sauce and the curry powder.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan; add the onion and the peanut/curry mixture.
  3. Stir over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the coconut milk and bring to a boil.
  5. Add the chicken and lime leaves to the pan; reduce the heat and cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove the chicken with a wire mesh strainer or slotted spoon.
  7. Simmer the sauce for 5 minutes or until it has reduced and quite thick.
  8. Return the chicken into the pan.
  9. Add the coconut cream, fish sauce (optional), lime juice and brown sugar; cook for 5 minutes.
  10. Serve with Rice.


Most Helpful

I enjoyed this recipe with a few small deviations. I started with Recipe #69191 to make peanut sauce as I didn't buy any. I also used Red Curry Paste not powder as it is more flavorful. I did not have lime leaves, but I had fresh limes in the house, so I squeezed out one lime into the recipe. I did not have coconut cream, so I used heavy whipping cream and the fish sauce. I don't like this quite as well as my favorite thai restaurant in town, but it's better than the other thai restaurants. =-) I'm already looking forward to my leftovers. I did add mushrooms and green peppers to it as I like some vegetables in my panang. It was very easy to make and had good flavor.

Dr.JenLeddy May 06, 2012

This was pretty good. I liked the flavor a lot better before adding the lime juice. I'd probably omit that next time. Like someone else mentioned this tastes quite a bit different than a thai restaurant panang curry.

Schooter March 06, 2011

I was very impressed. The flavor was wonderful. I think next time I may use curry paste. I like the flavor of paste bettern than powder. We will be making this again and again. I added onion and red & orange bell peppers. I also used lime jest in place of the kaffir lime leaves. It was the most satisfying Thai disk I have made at home!

BreadMeister January 04, 2010

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