This gluten-free ingredient adds heat and flavor to any dish. Learn what goes into green curry paste and 5 ways to cook with it.
How to Use Green Curry Paste
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Curry paste is a concentrated blend of chilies and Thai spices combined for a spicy flavor. Common ingredients in curry pastes are chilies, garlic, salt, galangal (Thai ginger), lemongrass, onion and coriander. These spices and herbs are traditionally ground using a mortar and pestle.
Green curry paste is the hottest of the curries. It has a spicy and herbal flavor. It is made with green chilies, lemongrass, garlic, kaffir lime rind, galangal, onion and other spices.
Curry paste is most commonly used to prepare curries. There are a wide variety of Thai and fusion recipes that call for curry paste such as satay skewers, beef and broccoli, curry pork, duck, soups, and vegetable stir-fries. Combine green curry paste with coconut milk for a truly authentic Thai taste. Spoon teaspoonfuls into sauces, dips or marinades for an added spicy kick. Green curry paste is gluten-free and vegan.
5 Gluten-Free Recipes Using Green Curry Paste:
Ready to use Green Curry Paste in your home? Here are five ways to incorporate this Thai ingredient into your cooking.
1. Green Curry Mussels
You've heard of shrimp and chicken curry, but have you ever thought of making curry with mussels?
2. Green Curry with Vegetables (Keow Wan)
A bright and colorful mix of vegetables makes this dish beautiful as well as savory.
3. Green Curry Chicken with Basil (Keow Wan Gai)
Choose seasonal vegetables when preparing this dish.
4. Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry with Green Curry
Once you taste this stir-fry, you’ll understand how fast and easy it is to make authentic Thai food in your kitchen.
5. Green Curry Beef
No need to pre-cook the beef in this dish. Throw it right in with the curry paste and cook to perfection.