How to make Thai food

Spicy Thai
Recipes

Mix up your take-out routine with homemade Thai food. Thai is easy to prepare and easy on the wallet. Whether you like it super spicy or mild, homemade Thai food is the perfect family meal.

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Stir-fried Chicken and Basil

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons chopped garlic
2 tablespoons chopped shallots
1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
1 pound ground chicken
2 jalapenos, seeded, finely chopped
1/4 cup fish sauce
2 tablespoons palm sugar
1 cup fresh basil leaves (or fresh mint leaves)
1/2 bell pepper, seeded, cut into strips

Directions:
Grind garlic, shallots, and peppercorns into a paste. Stir-fry paste in a skillet for 15 seconds. Add chicken and the rest of the ingredients. Saute for about 3 minutes or until chicken is fully-cooked. Serve with rice.

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Comments on "How to make Thai food"

CharlesM October 26, 2008 | 10:16 AM

Dear Diane, I'm a newcomer to Thai food Unlike Chinese and Japanese cuisines, I'm discovering there's really nothing quite like it...sort of like a cross between Indian (lots of curries) Japanese (very healthy) and of course Chinese. Would you happen to have recipes for papaya salad and soft shell crab with seafood curry?

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