Satay Sauce

Ingredients: 1 small onions, chopped1 tablespoon finely chopped lemongrass1/2 teaspoon shrimp paste3 dried red chilies or 1 teaspoon chili powder2 garlic cloves1/2 teaspoon cumin1/2 teaspoon ground coriander2 coriander root, chopped1 cup coconut milk1 teaspoon vegetable oil5 ounces ground roasted peanuts or 5 ounces crunchy peanut butter2 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons tamarind juice1/4 teaspoon salt Directions:...

Thai Chicken Stew

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons vegetable oil1 red bell peppers, cut in 1/2 dice2 garlic cloves, minced1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced3/4 lb potatoes, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch dice1 cup chicken broth1 lb chicken, cut in 1 inch chunks2 cups coconut milk1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped2 tablespoons lime juice2 tablespoons soy...

Thai Green Curry Chicken

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups coconut milk1 tablespoon green curry paste ( found in plastic tubs in oriental food sections)1 stalk lemongrass, cut into 1 inch pieces and bruised or 3 tablespoons frozen minced lemongrass1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth2 tablespoons fish sauce3 tablespoons sugar1/2 teaspoon turmeric2 kaffir lime leaves, cut into fine slivers ( or...

Thai Salad With Easy Spicy Dressing

Ingredients: 1 small head romaine lettuce, chopped1/2 red bell peppers, cut into strips1 carrots, peeled and shredded2 cups bean sprouts1 small cucumbers, halved and sliced1 cup snow peas, trimmed1/4 cup red onions, slivered1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro1/2 cup chopped fresh mint1/4 cup roasted peanuts, crushed ( I prefer cashews)3 tablespoons lime juice1 1/2 tablespoons...

Thai-Style Stir-Fry Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon sesame oil1 tablespoon peanut oil1 small bok choy, shredded1 cup bean sprouts1 cup baby sweet corn cobs1/2 cup snow peas, trimmed1 bunch scallions, chopped1 red peppers, cored, seeded and thinly sliced1 cup button mushrooms, sliced (from a jar or can) or 1 cup straw mushrooms, kept whole ( from a jar...

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Ingredients: 1/4 cup lime juice3 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped2 teaspoons Thai fish sauce ( nam pla)1 teaspoon ginger, peeled and minced1 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon sesame oil ( dark)1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes1 teaspoon canola oil1 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and minced1/2 lb savoy cabbage, shredded1 onions, sliced1 tablespoon...

Curry Marinade

Ingredients: 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder5 garlic cloves1 small onions1 jalapeno peppers5 leaves mint1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon ground black pepper1 ounce olive oil2 1/2 ounces balsamic vinegar Directions: Place all of the ingredients into the food precessor and blend.For chicken or lamb, it is best to cube the meat and marinade overnight before skewering...

Thai Peanut Soup

Ingredients: 1/3 cup chopped onions1/3 cup chopped celery1/3 cup chopped carrots3 tablespoons chopped sweet red peppers1 tablespoon butter3 tablespoons flour1 tablespoon finely chopped lemongrass ( white portion only)1 teaspoon chopped red chilies ( to taste)14 ounces chicken broth1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk1/2 cup peanut butter2 tablespoons soy sauce Directions: Cook onion, celery, carrot...

Tam Taeng ( Cucumber Salad)

Ingredients: 2 cucumbers, peeled, halved, & seeded1 limes, juice of1 1/2 teaspoons sugar1/4 cup nam pla ( fish sauce)1/2 small red onions, thinly sliced lengthwise1 small fresh red chili peppers, thinly sliced1 small fresh green chili peppers, thinly sliced2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced lengthwise Directions: Cut cucumber halves into 2-inch long sections, then cut...