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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.
Soft inner layers and crispy edges, perfect over steamed rice.
Sweet, savory, and intensely aromatic Thai-style grilled chicken.
Thai-style smoky and spicy steak.
An addictive Thai dessert, seasoned with salty-sweet coconut milk and served with fragrant sliced mango.
Bring Thai street food into your backyard with these simple skewers.
Beyond your standard skewer.
A super-flavorful and quick Thai-style beef stir-fry.
Warming, without the burn.
Sweet, sticky, good on absolutely everything.
Meet pad thai's wide-noodled cousin.
These slow-cooker meatballs in a sticky Thai sauce are guaranteed to be tender and juicy.
Not just hot just for heat's sake.
Take a mortar and pestle to your aromatics to give this curry the best possible flavor.
Fragrant jasmine rice with crab, garlic, and chilies.
Roasty, toasty, nutty toasted-rice powder is a key ingredient in Northern Thai and Lao cuisines.
For this veggie-loaded fried rice, green beans get blistered in the wok until smoky and charred.
Cod poached in coconut milk with lemongrass and ginger.
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.