Delicious and easy green curry with chicken in rich coconut curry sauce. This homemade and authentic Thai green curry recipe takes 20 mins and better than restaurants!
What is Green Curry?
It’s called Gang Kiew Wan in Thai language, one of the best Thai recipes.
The curry is green in color, spicy, aromatic, sweet and savory at the same time.
Thai green curry is so delicious, specially when served with steaming white jasmine rice.
The green color in this curry comes from the main ingredient in the green curry paste, which is fresh green chilies, hence the name green curry.
Here are the ingredients of the curry paste:
Curry paste is traditionally made by pounding the ingredients in a stone mortar and pestle until all ingredients become a fine texture.
I usually use instant curry paste from Asian stores, for example: Maesri brand Green Curry Paste.
Homemade green curry recipe is so easy to make and takes about 15-20 minutes from prep to dinner table.
To cook the curry at home, first of all saute the curry paste and add the chicken.
Add the coconut milk, water, bamboo shoots, and all the seasoning ingredients.
Cook until the chicken becomes tender and the curry sauce is slightly thickened.
For the best result at home, follow the cooking tips below:
What is the difference between the two?
Other than the color, the difference is the main ingredient used in the curry paste.
Red curry uses dried red chilies, hence the red color.
This recipe is only 317 calories per serving.
This meal is best served with steamed rice, preferably Thai rice. For a wholesome Thai meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Watch the cooking video on this page for step-by-step guide.
Amount Per Serving Calories 317Total Fat 18gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 64mgSodium 875mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 1gSugar 8gProtein 26g