Red curry paste is the most common of all the curry pastes. It is used widely in many dishes that you are familiar with such as tod mun and satay. Red curry paste is a mixture of dry chili pepper, shallot, garlic, galangal, lemon grass, cilantro root, peppercorn, coriander, salt, shrimp paste and kaffir lime zest. This red curry vegetables recipe was made using Thai Red Curry Paste available at your favorite grocery or through Amazon in cases of 12. Feel free to prepare this meal with or without the chicken.
Red Curry Vegetables with Chicken
For best flavor, use organic vegetables when possible.
– Vegetables (use your favorites such as: carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, zucchini, mushrooms, peppers)
– 1 medium onion
– red curry paste
– 1 can coconut milk
– Bragg’s all-purpose seasoning
– 1 chicken breast (or firm tofu if vegetarian) chopped into cubes
Stir fry vegetables until tender, add pre-cooked chicken or tofu and heat through. Add red curry paste to suit your tastes (they vary in hotness, you may have to experiment). Stir in one small can of coconut milk, add 1-2 tsp of Braggs (adds salty flavour) and 1/8-1/4 tsp Stevia (adds sweetness). Heat and allow flavors to merge.
Serve with steamed brown rice.
About Curry Powder: Curry powder is a mixture of spices of widely varying composition developed by the British during their colonial rule of India.
Most recipes and producers of curry powder usually include coriander, turmeric, cumin, and fenugreek in their blends. Depending on the recipe, additional ingredients such as ginger, garlic, fennel seed, cinnamon, clove, mustard seed, green cardamom, black cardamom, mustard seed, mace, nutmeg, red pepper, long pepper and black pepper may also be added.
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