11 Thai Red Curry Recipes
Thai curries come in three main varieties: green, yellow, and red. Each type has specific ingredients that give them their distinct colors. Red curry gets its striking color from chili powder and red curry paste, which features over 20 different dried chilies. You can find store-bought Thai red curry paste in the international aisle of most supermarkets, but stay tuned for a bonus recipe for homemade Thai red curry paste at the end of this collection. Whether it's shrimp, chicken, beef, or some other main, here are 10 Thai red curry recipes that make easy weeknight dinners.
Thai Red Chicken Curry
"This is a quick and easy curry stir-fry made with chicken, zucchini, red bell pepper and carrot," says recipe creator THEKNACKEREDCHEF. "Coconut milk and curry paste make an irresistible sauce. No need to go out to eat, as this dish is ready in about 20 minutes!"
Shrimp Red Thai Curry
Thai Monkfish Curry
Instant Pot Red Thai Curry Chicken
Thai Red Curry Chicken Soup
Quick Red Curry Soup
Thai Red Chicken Curry for Beginners
If you're looking to jump into Thai red curry for the first time, this recipe is a great starting place. "All the ingredients can be found in your grocery store. Specialty Asian shops are also a good source for Thai ingredients," says recipe creator Duan van der Westhuizen.
Thai Beef Curry
Peanut sauce adds depth to this upscale Thai red curry starring sirloin steak strips. Serve over cooked rice or noodles.
Easy Red Thai Curry with Chicken and Broccoli
You can adjust the amount of red curry paste to your liking in this simple chicken and broccoli curry recipe.
Spicy Thai Red Curry
Spicy red curry paste, coconut milk, and Thai basil transform garlic, ginger, and skinless, boneless chicken thighs into a flavorful curry, ready in under an hour. Serve with jasmine rice. "If you can't find lime leaves, you can use a bay leaf and a bit of lemon and lime zest," recommends NoFailRecipes, who submitted the recipe.
Thai Red Curry Paste
Ever wanted to experiment with making your own curry paste? Start with recipe creator Ajlake's recipe: "I got the recipe a long time ago from a friend, who suggested that making red curry paste is better than buying it in the store; he was right! You can mix the ingredients as you like. Curry is something that can be experimented with and should be!"