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Looking for recipe for Gang Gai (Thai Red Curry w/ Chicken)

I now make this dish a bit differently.


1/2-1 Tbsp of Turmeric
3 boneless skinless Chicken Breast
3 Tbsp Peanut Oil
8 oz White Button Mushrooms, sliced or quartered
1 can of Bamboo Shoots
1 large Onion, cut into chunks
4 Garlic large cloves, minced
2 Tbsp Thai Red Curry Paste
1 can Coconut Milk (not the Light)
2 Tbsp Fish Sauce
2 Tbsp Brown Sugar or Sugar
1/2 tsp grated Lime or Lemon Peel
1 Tbsp Lemon or Lime Juice
2 Red Bell Peppers, cut into chunks or sliced
1/2 cup lightly packed Thai Basil leaves
Jasmine Rice (Only)



*Cut Chicken into bite-size pieces. Pat dry with Paper Towel and season to taste with Salt, Pepper and Turmeric.
*In Wok or large Skillet, heat 2 Tbsp of the Oil over Medium High - High Heat; stir-fry Chicken, in batches, until browned, about 3 minutes. Transfer to plate.

*Start the Jasmine Rice

*Slice Thai Peppers (Chilies), Onions, Red Bell Pepper, Mushrooms, Chop or dice Garlic.

*In Wok or large Skillet add Peanut Oil stir-fry Mushrooms, Onions, Garlic; Salt and Pepper cook about 3-4 minutes Transfer to plate.
*In Wok or large Skillet add Peanut Oil stir-fry Red Bell Peppers, Bamboo Shoots and Thai Chilies; Salt and Pepper cook about 3 minutes Transfer to plate.
(Coconut Red Curry Sauce)

*In Wok or large Skillet add Peanut Oil stir-fry Curry Paste for about 1-2 minutes then pour in Coconut Milk and bring to boil; and reduce heat to medium and add Fish Sauce, Brown Sugar, Lemon Peel and cook for 3-5 minutes.
* Place everything into the Sauce first chicken, then vegetables and heat for 5 minutes add Lemon Juice and Thai Basil. Serve with Jasmine Rice.

Feb 19, 2013
chef les in Home Cooking

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Fraud: Whole Foods, Rachel Ray, Safeway, Newman's Own, Colavita, Bertolli

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Jun 18, 2012
chef les in Food Media & News

Thai Red Curry help please.

Hi Robin,
Check this out it from should help you out. How Thai Curry Paste is Made Our Step-by-Step Photo/Video Recipe.

Feb 26, 2010
chef les in Home Cooking

Looking for recipe for Gang Gai (Thai Red Curry w/ Chicken)

2 cups Chicken White Meat
1 Tbls. Thai Red Curry Paste
1 Cup or 14 Fl. oz. can Coconut Milk
1 Red or Green Pepper
1/4 Tbls. Sugar or Brown, Preferably Palm Sugar
2 Tbls. Peanut Oil
1 can Bamboo shoots
1 Tbls. Nampla - Fish Sauce
3 Tbls. Green Pea's
Thai Basil, or Basil
1 - 3 Tbls. Ground Fresh Garlic Chili Sauce - (HOT)

Cut into 1" pieces 2 cups Chicken White Meat, 1 Red/Green Pepper.

In a Pan heat 2 Tbls. Peanut Oil, Medium Heat
Add 1 Tbls. Red Curry Paste and Stir Fry
Add chicken cook-stir fry until almost done
Add 1 can Coconut Milk, 1/4 Tbls. Sugar, 1 Tbls. Nampla, 1 can Bamboo shoots, 1 Green/Red Pepper, 3 Tbls. Pea's, Basil, 3 Tbls. Freshly Ground Garlic Chili Sauce
3 minutes more, DONE
Serve over Jasmine Rice.

Jun 14, 2009
chef les in Home Cooking