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Quick Thai Stirfry Sauce March 5, 2013

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Want to be able to quickly make your own Gai Pad Krapow or Pad Krapow Moo? just blend up your you thai stir fry marinade and you can make in any night in a few minutes with any type of meat or vegetables you like

Kumquaty Thai Stir Fry Sauce

bunch thai basil
2 thai chilis
5 garlic cloves
1/2 bottle fish sauce
sugar or agave to taste (about 3 tbs)

Puree above in blender except for the sugar. Add in sugar to taste, it shouldn’t really taste sweet but well balanced.

Use the sauce to marinate chicken, pork, shrimp for a few hours or over night.

marinating chicken

Stir fry meat, add vegetable of choice and add a few more spoons of the sauce and have the perfect easy thai stirfry.

stir fry veggies

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Kumquaty Thai Green Curry chicken soup March 2, 2013

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thai chicken

Kumquaty Thai Green Curry Soup

2 split chicken breast skin removed
1 carrot sliced
3 cloves garlic sliced
2 boxes chicken stock
2 tbs approx green thai curry
1/2 bag frozen green beans defrosted
1 potatoe cut in chunks

Fill a large soup pot with broth. Add sliced carrot, sliced garlic clove and potato and bring to a simmer. Add chicken breast. Once chicken breasts are no longer pink take out of broth remove meat from bones shred and put meat aside. Add bones back to broth and stir in thai green curry and green beans. After 30 minutes remove bones and add back in chicken. Continue to simmer for 20 minutes and remove chicken bones.

 

Napa Cabbage Pad Thai (Grain free side dish) January 28, 2013

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napa cabbage

2 tbs fish sauce
2 tbs of coconut palm sugar
1 tbs rice wine Vinegar
1 tbs tamarind puree
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp ginger powder

1 head of napa cabbage

Mix together sauce ingredients in saute pan with heat on medium until palm sugar dissolves. Cut Napa Cabbage into thin ribbons. Once palm sugar dissolves and sauce reduces a little add napa cabbage and toss around until it i all covered in sauce. Cook 5 minutes until the thicker ribs are soft.

You could of course add a protein but I just made this a side dish to my sticky sesame drumsticks.