Ditch the takeaway and make your very own Thai Green Curry

Published Sunday, Nov 16 2014, 17:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Come the weekend, there's nothing better than tucking into a curry. But rather than reaching for your local takeaway menu, why not make your own for a healthier and cheaper option?

This recipe for Thai green curry is a cheat's version that will give you a yummy and authentic dish in a speedy amount of time. It piles in heaps of tasty asparagus, shallots and garlic, plus a generous amount of chicken, which is all cooked together in a stunning Thai-inspired sauce.

Thai Green curry

© Veetee


  • 1 dish of Veetee Thai Jasmine Rice
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 2 dried lime leaves, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 4 skinless chicken thighs, diced
  • 1 tablespoonThai green curry paste
  • 50ml coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 baby asparagus spears, blanched


1 Heat the oil in a pan and stir-fry the shallots, lime leaves and garlic for 1 minute.

2 Add the chicken and cook on high for 3 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

3 Stir in green curry paste, coconut milk, sugar and seasoning, then cook for a further 1

4 Add the rice and asparagus, reduce the heat and cook for 2 minutes or until the rice is heated through.

5 Serve immediately.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 2

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