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.
Funky, spicy, and perfect in lettuce wraps.
An addictive Thai dessert, seasoned with salty-sweet coconut milk and served with fragrant sliced mango.
Soft inner layers and crispy edges, perfect over steamed rice.
Beyond your standard skewer.
Sweet, savory, and intensely aromatic Thai-style grilled chicken.
Thai-style smoky and spicy steak.
Sweet, sticky, good on absolutely everything.
Meet pad thai's wide-noodled cousin.
Warming, without the burn.
Not just hot just for heat's sake.
These slow-cooker meatballs in a sticky Thai sauce are guaranteed to be tender and juicy.
Cod poached in coconut milk with lemongrass and ginger.
Fragrant jasmine rice with crab, garlic, and chilies.
Take a mortar and pestle to your aromatics to give this curry the best possible flavor.
The perfect flavor-packed steak salad for potlucks and backyard parties.
A sweet-tart dressing of honey and balsamic vinegar adds brightness to these deep-fried sprouts.
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.