Spicy Thai Curry
- Ready In:
- 2 -4 tablespoons curry paste (i like red and i use 4)
- 14 ounces coconut milk
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon fish sauce
- 1 -2 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1⁄4 cup water or 1/4 cup broth
- 1 green bell pepper, sliced
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced
- 4 ounces mushrooms, sliced
- 1 1⁄2 cups broccoli
- 1 1⁄2 cups Chinese eggplants, cut
- 1 cup red onion, sliced
- 1⁄2 cup water chestnuts (or both!) or 1/2 cup bamboo shoot (or both!)
- sticky rice
- heat a wok or large pan over med. heat with the coconut milk. whisk in 2 tbs curry paste. cook for a few minutes until hot and combined.
- add fish sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, lime juice and water (you can taste before adding the water, you might not want it!). add more curry if you want now.
- add veggies and bring to a boil. reduce and simmer about 10 mins, or until the tenderness you like.
- serve over sticky rice.
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This is an exceptional curry. I decided to cook my veggies first and leave out the broccoli and fish sauce for personal preference. I did add a little chicken soup base and cilantro at the end . This is an easy dish to prepare and is one of the best curries we have ever had. Thank you so much for posting the recipe.
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