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3 Most Common Dishes of Thailand

 

1) Tom Yam Goong: herbs, lemon grass, lime leaves, galangal, and shallots along with chili peppers, shrimp, and mushroom creates a spicy Asian gumbo that satisfies the taste buds.

 

2) Khao Man: (Thai chicken and rice) Usually a day meal, this common dish is often compared to America’s burger and fries, though a lot healthier. The chicken is gently boiled, and the water used to cook the chicken is used to cook the rice. This gives the rice a burst of flavor. Add your own spices to give it a personal spin!

 

3) Por Pia Tord(Fried Spring Roll) Although it’s an appetizer, the fried spring roll is a commodity. Served with sweet and sour sauce, the fried vegetable filled pastries are all too yummy to bypass.

 

 

Thai Treats!!! Desserts of Thailand

 

1) Tub Tim Grub: (Water Chestnuts in Iced Coconut Syrup) Water chestnuts chopped into small squares and covered with powdered sugar combined with coconut milk, it’s a sweet and nutty treat. Typically served over crushed or shaved ice, it’s a cool snack for the hot summer Thailand days and a hit during the onset of the spring season.

 

2) Kao Niaw Ma-Muang: (Sweet Rice with Mangoes and Coconut Cream) Steaming Thai rice in coconut milk and syrup, and topping it ff with mangoes or another exotic fruit of your choice is exactly what will cure the sweet tooth cravings!

 

3) Klaui Nam Wa: (Bananas in Coconut Milk) Usually eaten by vegetarians, but extremely common and enjoyed by everyone of Thailand. Simply Thai bananas soaked in coconut milk, warmed, simplicity is key when it comes to a tasty quick fix.

 

Recipe Simplicity!! 3 Easy Thai Recipes

 

1) Sweet Pork

Ingredients: 350g Streaky Pork

1 ½ tbsp thin soy sauce

1 tsp dark soy sauce

1 Tbsp seasoning soy sauce

3 ½ Tbsp palm sugar

3 shallots

½ cup water

 

Directions: 1) Wash pork, pat dry, and cut into small pieces. Peel shallots, wash, and cut into

slices

2) Pour water into a pot, bring to a boil on a medium heat then add pork. Boil until

cooked, then add all soy sauces (light, dark, seasoning).

3) Stir well, turn heat to low, let simmer for 30 minutes. When pork is tender, add

palm sugar. Stir in palm sugar until it is completely dissolved. Let simmer for 15

minutes, then add shallots.

4) Serve and enjoy!!!!

 

2) Thai Noodles

Ingredients: 1 packet rice noodles

2 Tbsp vegetable oil

1 diced onion

2 eggs

500mg minced chicken

1 diced tomato

1 sliced bok choy

227g canned water chestnuts

2 Tbsp fish sauce

2 Tbsp soy sauce

2 Tbsp oyster sauce

1 cup bean sprout

1 chopped coriander

 

Directions: 1) Prepare noodles as per packet direction

2) In a deep fry pan, add 1 Tbsp of oil and cook the eggs until scrambled

3) Add remaining oil and cook onion until soft. Add chicken, cook until brown.

Add noodle, eggs, tomato, bok choy, water chestnuts, and sauces. Mix well.

4) Add the bean sprouts and coriander. Stir. Serve. ENJOY!

 

 

3) Tom-Ka-Gai (Thai Chicken Coconut Soup)

Ingredients: 1c. Chicken breast (sliced)

2c. Coconut milk

2 can fish sauce

2 sliced kha

1 stalk lemon grass

½ tsp. Pepper

½ green onion cut into small pieces

 

Directions: 1) Boil ½ cup coconut milk with sliced dried kha and stalk lemon grass. Add

chicken and cook until chicken is done.

2) Add pepper, fish sauce and coconut milk, bring to a boil.

3) Add green onion and remove from heat and serve.

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