Thursday, June 4, 2015

Give Me a High Thai!

This time from another part of the globe!

My daughter has a real love for Asians, and Asian food! 
She spent a summer in China teaching English and longs to return. 
Her father and I want to go visit the nation with her,
and tell her that would be amazing if she returns...
Last weekend she came to visit and she cooked 
up some great Thai Chicken Curry.
We loved it!
The bowl in the right corner has the sweet chili sauce.
OH it is all sooooo good! 
We learned years  ago to use Jasmine or Basmati rice.
Absolutely perfect rice every time and the best rice 
you will ever eat! It is what is used in fine restaurants. 
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Submitted By: Michelle Chen
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 1 Day 45 Minutes
Servings: 4
"There are so many versions of this street food found in Thailand. Mine has been in our family for years, and we serve it with a tangy sweet chili sauce that really goes well with this easy dish. We often make a large quantity for parties as all our friends request this."
1/2 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 tablespoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 (3 pound) chicken, cut into pieces
6 tablespoons rice vinegar
4 tablespoons water
4 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon minced bird's eye chile
1/4 teaspoon salt
1. In a shallow dish, mix together the coconut milk, fish sauce, 2 tablespoons minced garlic, cilantro, turmeric, curry powder, and white pepper. Add chicken, and turn to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
2. Preheat grill for high heat.
3. In a saucepan, combine vinegar, water, sugar, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, bird's eye chile, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer until liquid is reduced, about 5 minutes. Stir sauce from time to time. Remove from heat and allow to cool before use.
4. Lightly oil grill grate. Discard marinade, and place chicken on the grill. Cook for 10 minutes per side, or until slightly charred and juices run clear. Brush with sauce before serving. Serve remaining sauce on the side for dipping.

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