Grilled Lemongrass Chicken with Nuoc Cham

4 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp black peppercorns 1 stalk lemongrass, bottom half only, finely chopped 2 Tbsp neutral oil 1 Tbsp fish sauce 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp sugar 2 Tbsp water 1 lb chicken thighs, boneless, skinless Jasmine rice or rice vermicelli, for serving Nuac Cham Dipping Sauce: 1 small garlic clove 1… Continue reading Grilled Lemongrass Chicken with Nuoc Cham

Thai Crispy Fried Egg Salad (Yum Kai Dao)

Dressing: 1-2 Thai chilies, see note 1 1/2 Tbsp palm sugar 3 Tbsp lime juice 2 Tbsp + 1 tsp fish sauce, see note Salad: Neutral oil for frying, as needed 4 eggs, room temp 1/4 small red or yellow onion, julienned 2 stalks, celery plus a handful of leaves 1/2 cup tomatoes, cut in… Continue reading Thai Crispy Fried Egg Salad (Yum Kai Dao)

Roast Beef Tenderloin & Thai Gravy

ROAST BEEF 1 kg (2.2lb) tenderloin roast (see note) Salt Black pepper Butcher’s twine THAI-STYLE GRAVY 150 g ground beef or any kind of inexpensive beef chopped into small bits 1/4 cup chopped shallots 3 cups beef stock, unsalted 1 – 1 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce 1 – 1 1/2 Tbsp fish sauce 1 –… Continue reading Roast Beef Tenderloin & Thai Gravy

Thai Honey Roasted Pork Tenderloin (Moo Og Nampeung) with Noodle Option

1 whole pork tenderloin (about 1 lb) 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp Golden Mountain sauce 1 Tbsp tamarind juice 3 Tbsp honey ¼ cup coconut milk 2-3 tsp sriracha (you can use more if you want it spicier) ¼ tsp ground white pepper 2 cloves garlic, grated or finely minced 1 tsp black soy… Continue reading Thai Honey Roasted Pork Tenderloin (Moo Og Nampeung) with Noodle Option

Spicy Roast Pork Salad (Yum Moo Ob)

2 Tbsp lime juice 1 Tbsp fish sauce 2 tsp honey 2 tsp Thai chili paste, optional 2-3 Thai chilies, minced 1/2 recipe Honey Roasted Pork Tenderloin or about 200g of any leftover cooked meat you have, such as roast chicken, steaks, pork chops, etc. 3-4 sprigs chopped cilantro 1-2 green onions, chopped 1/4 red… Continue reading Spicy Roast Pork Salad (Yum Moo Ob)

Thai Spicy Garlic Lime Pork “Moo Manao” Salad

200g pork, loin or butt, very thinly sliced against the grain (see note) 2 tsp soy sauce 3 Tbsp water 2 tsp oil 1 Tbsp cornstarch 3 cloves garlic 1-2 Thai chilies, to taste 1 ½ Tbsp palm sugar 3 Tbsp lime juice 2 Tbsp fish sauce 4-5 springs cilantro ~ 2 cups shredded cabbage… Continue reading Thai Spicy Garlic Lime Pork “Moo Manao” Salad

Pad See Ew with Egg Noodles

Marinated Pork: 200 g pork butt, cut into thin, bite-sized slices (you can substitute other protein of your choice) 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp water Sauce: 1 Tbsp oyster sauce 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp fish sauce 1 tsp Golden Mountain Sauce 1 1/2 tsp black soy sauce The Rest Vegetable oil for… Continue reading Pad See Ew with Egg Noodles

Pad See Ew with Rice Vermicelli

5.3 oz thin dry rice vermicelli 2 Tbsp neutral oil 4 oz protein of choice, optional (see note 1) 4 cloves garlic 3 eggs, can use 2 if adding meat 5.3 oz Chinese broccoli, stems thinly sliced, leaves roughly chopped 1/4 – 1/2 cup water, see note 2 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp Golden… Continue reading Pad See Ew with Rice Vermicelli

Thai Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

2 Tbsp oyster sauce 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp Golden Mountain sauce 1 Tbsp water 1/2 cup carrots, “roll cut” (see video for technique) 1/4 head cauliflower, small florets 3 cups cabbage, bite-sized pieces 3 stalks Chinese broccoli (gai lan), stems thinly sliced on a bias, leaves roughly torn into chunks 10 sugar snap… Continue reading Thai Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

Thai Universal Stir-Fry Sauce

1/4 cup oyster sauce 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp fish sauce 1 Tbsp Thai seasoning sauce such as Golden Mountain Sauce (see note) Note: – You can also use Maggi Seasoning or Bragg’s Liquid Amino instead. Or just sub more soy sauce. – See post above for other ingredients you can add to “jazz… Continue reading Thai Universal Stir-Fry Sauce

Thai Marinated Grilled Steak with “Jeaw” Dipping Sauce (Crying Tiger)

Marinated Steaks 1.5 lb steaks, see note 1/2 tsp black peppercorns 2 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1 1/2 Tbsp oyster sauce 2 tsp sugar 1 Tbsp lime juice 2 Tbsp neutral oil Sticky rice, for serving, see note Nam Jim Jeaw Dipping Sauce: 2 Tbsp tamarind paste 1 Tbsp fish sauce 1 Tbsp… Continue reading Thai Marinated Grilled Steak with “Jeaw” Dipping Sauce (Crying Tiger)

Thai Black Pepper Beef

250g strip loin or top sirloin steak (raw weight), cooked to your preferred doneness and cooled completely or chilled (see note) 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp oyster sauce 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp fish sauce 2 Tbsp water 7-8 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground (reduce to 1 tsp if serving… Continue reading Thai Black Pepper Beef

Thai Cashew Chicken

400 g boneless skinless chicken thighs, (if using breast, see note 1) 2 tsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp neutral oil 7-10 dried chilies, small to medium size, (optional) 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 onion, 1-inch diced 3/4 cup green bell pepper, 1-inch diced 1 1/4 cups red, orange and/or yellow bell pepper, 1-inch diced 3/4… Continue reading Thai Cashew Chicken

Thai Sweet and Sour Stir Fry

300g medium firm tofu, 1” cubed, or another meat of your choice, cut into small bite-sized pieces (see note) 3 cloves garlic 1/2 cup pineapple, bite-sized pieces 1/2 onion, 1-cm julienned 1 tomato, cut into wedges or 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup mini cucumber or regular cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced on a… Continue reading Thai Sweet and Sour Stir Fry

Thai Brussels Sprouts

3 cloves garlic 1-2 Thai chilies, or to taste 6-8 cilantro sprigs, leaves and stems separated, stems chopped 1 1/2 Tbsp palm sugar, chopped, tightly packed 1 1/2 Tbsp good fish sauce 2 Tbsp lime juice 1 small head shallots, julienned 1 lb Brussel sprouts, small to medium size, cut in half A pinch of… Continue reading Thai Brussels Sprouts

Thai Peanut Salad (Salad Kaeg)

Peanut Dressing: 6-7 large dried chilies, seeds removed 1/3 cup chopped shallots 7-8 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup roasted peanuts (it’s best to buy raw peanuts and roast them yourself because the flavour is so much better! I’m including roasting instructions below.) 4-6 Tbsp tamarind… Continue reading Thai Peanut Salad (Salad Kaeg)