The Ultimate Makeover: Thai Green Chicken Curry

 

This normally super-rich curry can be turned into one that’s healthier but still creamy

What you will need

20g bunch coriander, stalks and leaves separated

2 shallots, finely chopped Shallot shal-lot Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

1 lemongrass, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1cm piece fresh root ginger, finely chopped Ginger jin-jer Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

3 small hot green chillies, finely chopped (include the seeds) Chilli chill-ee Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

1 larger, mild-to-medium green chilli, finely chopped (include the seeds) Chilli chill-ee Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

small handful basil leaves

½ tsp each ground cumin and coriander

¼ tsp black pepper

1 tsp crumbled freeze-dried kaffir lime leaves Lime leaf ly-m leef Lime leaves are obtained from the kaffir lime, which is not a true lime at all but rather a…

1 tbsp lime juice

1 tsp sunflower oil Sunflower oil A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

1 tbsp sunflower oil Sunflower oil A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

400ml/14fl oz can reduced-fat coconut milk

3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (450g/1lb total weight), cut into bite-size pieces

2 tsp fish sauce Fish sauce A seasoning often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. In Vietnam it is usually made from shrimp…

½ tsp granulated palm or light muscovado sugar

4 freeze-dried lime leaves Lime leaf ly-m leef Lime leaves are obtained from the kaffir lime, which is not a true lime at all but rather a…

100g mange tout, thinly sliced lengthways

100g green beans, halved lengthways

2 spring onions, finely shredded Spring onion sp-ring un-yun Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

250g Thai fragrant rice, cooked Rice r-eye-s Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

lime wedges Lime ly-m The same shape, but smaller than…

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