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Red curry chicken “Kaeng phed kai”, the easy recipe

by Pierreto
Red curry chicken "Kaeng phed kai"

Here is a recipe for red curry chicken, a popular and easy to make Thai dish for those who love spicy food.

“Kaeng phed kai” means “kaeng”: curry, “phed”: spicy, and “kai” chicken.

So if you don’t like or can’t eat spicily, it’s better to go your way and remember the words “may ped”: not spicy, words that can be used during your travel to Thailand.

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Red curry chicken "Kaeng phed kai"
Chicken with red curry, the easy recipe
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The famous recipe of the Chicken with red curry, beware, it is a spicy dish to reserve for lovers of strong sensations!
Course: Main course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Curry
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Ingredients of Thai red curry with chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts minced
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bunch of green onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 large spoon oil
  • 2 large spoonfuls red curry paste Asian store or here
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 250 ml coconut milk or 8,5 fl oz
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • A few chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 handful cashew nuts
  • A few basil leaves

How to make red curry with chicken

  1. Chop the onion, green onions, garlic and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok and add the curry paste.
  3. Sauté garlic, onion, green onions, chicken, salt and mix well.
  4. Stir in coconut milk, sugar and coriander as you go along.
  5. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes over low heat, stirring until the meat is cooked.
  6. Finally, garnish with cashew nuts and basil.
  7. Serve with rice.

And it's over, bon appétit!

Video recipe for chicken with red curry

Here is another way to prepare a red curry:

See also:

Curry Massaman: the recipe for one of the best Thai curries

Khao Soy, noodle soup with curry, Chiang Mai

10 delicious Thai dishes not to be missed, what to eat in Thailand

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