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This is a traditional and simple Thai Green Curry, using only fresh ingredients with no one flavour overwhelming the other - all co-exist harmoniously. This is a principal of Asian cooking.


  • Pork

  • Paste


  • Pork:

  • 1.

    Put the pork in a bowl along with the paste, fish sauce, palm sugar, peanuts, ginger, tamarind and curry powder.

  • 2.

    Mix well and leave overnight (if possible).

  • 3.

    Heat the vegetable oil in a wok and fry the pork until it colours well and the paste becomes fragrant.

  • 4.

    Add enough water to cover and bring to the boil.

  • 5.

    Simmer until the pork is tender.

  • 6.

    You may need to add more water as you go.

  • 7.

    Check seasoning.

  • 8.

    Finish with a little more fresh ginger over the top.

  • 9.

    Serve with steamed jasmine rice or glutinous white rice and a bowl of steamed Chinese greens.

  • Paste:

  • 1.

    Blend all ingredients together with a little vegetable oil

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Posted by Paul1028Report
80 ml of Fish Sauce makes this dish almost inedible, far too salty cut it down 40ml
Posted by JimmyvilleReport
Yum! Can't wait to give this dish a try!
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