thai green chicken curry

02 December 2013

For a Saturday dinner with friends one weekend ago, I decided to make a ginormous batch of Thai green chicken curry. Last time I did prawn, but this time I stuck to the classic and used chicken.

I pretty much just winged it - I wanted lots of leftovers, so I used an entire jar of Thai green curry paste (sorry, I couldn't face the hassle of homemade!), 3 cans of coconut milk, 4 aubergines, a bag of green beans, and over a kilo of chicken thighs. And a mountain of rice.

I chopped everything up, stir fried the veg, added chicken, and flavoured the coconut milk with lots of coriander, lemongrass, lime juice and fish sauce.

Brought to a boil, and simmered on low heat for about 45 minutes. I wanted everything to be melt in your mouth delicious.













Served with a simple salad with an Asian dressing (sesame oil, lime juice, white wine vinegar & fish sauce) and jasmine rice.

I would say it turned out quite well - I'm no expert when it comes to Thai cooking, but I love the ease of it and the fresh flavours are good any time of the year.

As for dessert - C had prepared the world's most delicious Tiramisu!





What with this and her spectacular gifts, she's going to be in my good books for a long time.

We burnt off the sugar (or some of it, at least) with Absolute Balderdash.




It's a fantastic game to play with your family and friends - we love it, alongside our favourite Taboo.

Do you have any recommendations for another fun game to add to our growing collection? We aren't ones to stay out late clubbing or doing anything remotely wild, but give us a good old board game and we can stay up 'til the crack of dawn laughing our heads off.



18 comments:

  1. i loveeee green curry! big thumbs up to you for making it on your own! and that tiramisu looks so decadent hehe :) i'm getting super hungry right now

    rachel x
    blush&brunch

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    1. it's so easy to make, if i can do it you can :) x

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  2. looks delicious- especially on a dreary day like today! Scrabble will always be my most favorite board game- it always comes out around Christmas time!

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    1. i loooove scrabble. but the competitive beast side of me comes out every time... x

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  3. looks delicious!! I love thai green curry, one of my favourites :) x

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  4. Yummm! I love curry dishes but I usually make red thai curry. I should try this out instead!

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    1. oh i really want to try red curry - any favourite recipes you have for it? x

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  5. I never tried thai GREEN curry, maybe because it's a little intimidating in appearance? Otherwise I'm a good friend with Thai foods, especially when its sour and spicy!

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    1. oh you should! especially if you like Thai food in general, it's a classic you can't go wrong with x

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  6. Tiramisu is probably one of my favourite desserts. 'I have a cunning plan' now;-) For the rest, u gave me some pretty serious education here;-) xx

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    1. you should make one! and photograph it beautifully as you always do :) x

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  7. Ohh the tiramisu looks SO good! I'm not a fan of curry at all but you even make that look super good!

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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    1. oh really?? well as long as you still like Tiramisu you can still be my friend ;) x

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  8. This looks and sounds delicious! I love everything with green curry :)

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    1. thanks Niina! it's so good isn't it x

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  9. Apart from the corriander (I've tried so hard to like it, as I know a lot of asian cooking uses it) and tiramasu (bad childhood memories) this look delicious!

    Big fan of a thai green curry - even when you want to be lazy and use a jar paste! x

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  10. This looks amazing. You truly make what I'm sure are complicated recipes seem simple haha. I don't think I could pull this off as well. But a birthday tiramisu?! Such a good idea!!

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