Thai Vegetarian Green Curry

Recipe by OwlMonkey
READY IN: 40mins


  • 1
    (8 ounce) package seitan (can also use fake chicken or 3/4 lb. chicken)
  • 3
  • 5
    tablespoons green curry paste
  • 2 12
    cups coconut milk (1 1/2 cans coconut milk, chaokoh is the best imo)
  • 1
    medium eggplant, quartered
  • 4
    tablespoons lime juice
  • 1
    small serrano pepper, finely chopped
  • 12
    tablespoon fish sauce (or vegetarian fish sauce)
  • 1 12
    teaspoons white sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon cooking oil (corn, safflower or peanut oil)
  • For the completed dish
  • 14
    cup basil
  • 14
  • 1
    cup jasmine rice


  • Saute the green curry paste in oil over medium heat until fragrant, reduce the heat, gradually add 1 1/2 cups of the coconut milk a little at a time, stir until a film of green oil surfaces.
  • Add the seitan (fake chicken, or chicken) and lime juice, continue cooking for 3 minutes until fragrant and the "meat" is cooked through.
  • Place over medium heat and cook until boiling. Add the remaining coconut milk along with the palm sugar, fish sauce and serrano pepper. When the mixture returns to the boil add the eggplants and sliced mushrooms. Cook until the eggplants are done, sprinkle sweet basil leaves and cilantro then turn off the heat. Arrange on a serving dish over jasmine rice rice.