Whether you're looking for an easy and crowd-pleasing coconut curry or a Northern Thai–style chopped-pork larb, these are our favorite recipes, traditional and non-, that draw on the intense and spice-heavy flavor profile of Thai cooking.
Bring Thai street food into your backyard with these simple skewers.
Soft inner layers and crispy edges, perfect over steamed rice.
Sweet, savory, and intensely aromatic Thai-style grilled chicken.
An addictive Thai dessert, seasoned with salty-sweet coconut milk and served with fragrant sliced mango.
Beyond your standard skewer.
Thai-style smoky and spicy steak.
A super-flavorful and quick Thai-style beef stir-fry.
Subbing vinegar for lime juice gives this punchy dipping sauce some staying power.
These slow-cooker meatballs in a sticky Thai sauce are guaranteed to be tender and juicy.
Nutty, sweet grilled cabbage wedges, drizzled in a spicy Thai-inspired sauce.
The perfect flavor-packed steak salad for potlucks and backyard parties.
Roasty, toasty, nutty toasted-rice powder is a key ingredient in Northern Thai and Lao cuisines.
Not just hot just for heat's sake.
Sweet, sticky, good on absolutely everything.
Take a mortar and pestle to your aromatics to give this curry the best possible flavor.
Turn a simple slow-roasted pork shoulder into a Thai-inspired feast.
Cod poached in coconut milk with lemongrass and ginger.
Steam your way to sticky rice perfection.
Fragrant jasmine rice with crab, garlic, and chilies.
A savory-and-sour peanut sauce that works equally well with satay or spring rolls.
The Southeast Asian condiment can add unique, savory complexity to dishes of any provenance.
Curry paste: it's not just for making Thai curry
The qualities that make a good mortar and pestle, and how to determine what kind you need.