Tag Archives: Thai

Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing

In the summer heat (and it has been so hot & so humid, here) I can hardly get enough cool, crunchy salads. Here’s a fantastic crunchy little salad with a little bit of a Thai twist. That this is more American Thai  than Thai doesn’t detract from the utter deliciousness.

Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing
Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing

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Thai Chicken Burgers

I’m sitting in what seems to be the red meat capital of the world, folks. Right smack dab in the Midwest. At my folk’s in a small town outside of Sioux Falls. (We even went to see bull riding last winter!) So it might be considered a bit of a stretch to serve my fave octogenarians a chicken burger. And a chicken burger with Thai flavors, no less!

Thai Chicken Burgers
Thai Chicken Burgers

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Thai Pineapple Fried Rice with Kale

When Angie over at Fiesta Friday challenged other food bloggers to create a healthy dish this month, I was all set. See I’ve been making so many marvelous healthy dishes with cauliflower this month (I just can’t seem to get enough of it – maybe I’m lacking some trace mineral it has) that I thought I could just slide a recipe right by her.

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice with Kale
Thai Pineapple Fried Rice with Kale

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Nam Prik Ong

Quite some time ago, I watched an episode of Diner’s Drive-Ins and Dives, the Best of Las Vegas. Ming Tsai just couldn’t seem to get over Nam Prik Ong from the Lotus of Siam. And I couldn’t get over his ravings! Months later, I finally made it.

Nam Prik Ong
Nam Prik Ong

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Cashew Chicken with Cabbage . $3.90

Gosh, I’m spoiled – I lived for years not far from an excellent Asian restaurant in Colorado and know how wonderful and healthy food from the various cultures that loosely comprise Asia can be. When I moved to the Twin Cities years ago, and suggested Asian for lunch to a group of co-workers, they turned up their noses. “We don’t want anything that fattening.” Fattening? What?

Cashew Chicken
Cashew Chicken

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Thai Curry Chicken with Rice

Minutes to make, absolutely delicious, a handful of ingredients come together in a gorgeous, healthy meal. Thai Curry Chicken will impress anyone it’s served to and make you look like a genius when you whip it up.

Thai Coconut Chicken Curry
Thai Coconut Chicken Curry – this is just half a recipe

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Pork Larb with Sticky Rice

Diners, Drive Ins and Dives – I haven’t seen the show since I chopped my cable, but they featured Pork Larb made by Chef Opel (Opal Thai Food) on the episode All Family, All the Time. I was completely enamoured – and Guy Fieri? There’s very little that shuts him up, but this dish did! 🙂 Unfortunately, no recipe! I rewound a couple of times, and here’s my take on it, down right addictive, simple and inexpensive. Make with pork or chicken.

Pork Larb, here in cabbage leaves - a flavorful salad of pork & herbs
Pork Larb, here in cabbage leaves – a flavorful salad of pork & herbs

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