Thai Red Curry

Thai Red Curry is a classic recipe from Thailand, featuring a thick and fragrant coconut milk based sauce loaded with aromatic spices and traditional ingredients like lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir limes. This easy-to-make dish is a great way to introduce yourself to the unique flavors of Thai cuisine and guarantees to put a smile on everyone’s face. Ready for a taste of Thailand? Let’s get cooking.


– 3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
– 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
– 1 can coconut milk
– 1 cup vegetables of your choice (e.g. diced bell pepper, baby corn, bamboo shoots, snow peas)
– 1 tablespoon soy sauce
– 2 tablespoons fish sauce
– 1 tablespoon palm sugar
– 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
– 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


1. In a large wok or pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
2. Add the red curry paste and stir-fry for 1 minute to release its fragrant aromas.
3. Pour the coconut milk into the pan, followed by the vegetables.
4. Simmer for about 5-8 minutes, until the vegetables are cooked but still slightly crisp.
5. Stir in the soy sauce, fish sauce, palm sugar, and lime juice.
6. Taste and adjust the seasoning to your preference.
7. Stir in the fresh cilantro and serve alongside your favorite cooked grain or noodles.