Thai

Salads

Mouthwatering Thai Beef Salad

Thai beef salad is big on flavor but is light and crisp, making a very enjoyable lunch or light supper. Serve with a selection of...(more)

Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som Tam)

Thai green papaya salad, som tam, is one of Thailand's most beloved salads. To make som tam, you pound shredded green papaya with long beans,...(more)

Party Food: Delicious Thai Seafood Salad

This Thai seafood salad is light and refreshing, and makes a good warm weather dish. It boasts plenty of Thai flavors such as lemon grass...(more)

Desserts

Easy Thai Fried Bananas

If you go to some authentic Thai restaurants and order dessert, you may get Thai bananas. With this recipe, you no longer have to go out for that Thai fried banana. This staple at many Thai restaurants is easy to make at home. You might even find that it tastes better when homemade. If you're looking for a more authentic Thai dessert, you can try to find different varieties of bananas at your local Asian grocery store. You might be surprised at what a difference making that one swap makes. Of course, it's delicious with your average banana as well....(more)

Thai Fried Bananas with Toasted Coconut: Best Thai Desserts

Thai fried bananas are a popular dessert item at Thai restaurants in the West. Creating fried bananas is easy to do at home, as they are quick to prepare and don't require elusive ingredients. The recipe below uses a mixture of rice and tapioca flours for a the thick batter in which to fry the bananas. The semi-sweet batter also includes toasted coconut for a wonderful presentation and incredible texture....(more)

Thai Fried Banana Dessert

Fried bananas is a common dessert, highly popular among street vendors. The fruit is dipped in a coconut batter and then deep fried. This tasty treat is usually skewered on bamboo sticks for easy eating. This recipe follows tradition by using raw coconut flakes in the batter and then cooking the bananas to a crispy golden brown in hot oil. The batter will work best when allowed to rest for 20 minutes. It will thicken and coat the bananas more sufficiently....(more)

Chicken

Ginger Scented Chicken Thigh Stir Fry

Chicken thighs are great for use in Thai-inspired stir fries. They have a hearty, meaty flavor, and stay moist and tender during meal preparation. Fresh ginger infuses the chicken thighs and produces an incredible aroma. This simple Thai-inspired chicken thigh stir fry is easy to prepare and has flavors reminiscent of Thailand....(more)

Thai Stir Fry Rama Chicken

For those who dine frequently at Thai restaurants, you will know all about Rama chicken stir fry. This recipe dates back to King Rama about 140 years ago, thus the name. The chicken is prepared in a unique way for this recipe, pan seared, marinated, then finished in a pungent poaching liquid. Crisp tender broccoli is added to the savory spicy chicken to cool the palette. The recipe comes together in the Rama sauce made of creamy coconut milk, aromatic spices, and fresh ground peanuts....(more)

Caramelized Lemongrass Chicken Thighs

The caramelized lemongrass chicken thigh recipe uses fresh lemongrass aromatics to season the chicken. The thighs are used to hold up to the marination and flash frying. For best results, marinate the meat for 4 hours to penetrate the protein. This dish is perfect to serve alongside steamed rice or to enjoy as a tasty appetizer....(more)