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.
Turn a simple slow-roasted pork shoulder into a Thai-inspired feast.
Warming, without the burn.
Roasty, toasty, nutty toasted-rice powder is a key ingredient in Northern Thai and Lao cuisines.
Fry your shallots to make a crispy Thai garnish and an aromatic oil.
Steam your way to sticky rice perfection.
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.
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.
Sweet, savory, and intensely aromatic Thai-style grilled chicken.
Thai-style smoky and spicy steak.
Beyond your standard skewer.
Sweet, sticky, good on absolutely everything.
Fragrant jasmine rice with crab, garlic, and chilies.
Meet pad thai's wide-noodled cousin.
Not just hot just for heat's sake.
Savory, sweet, and juicy chicken, perfect for dipping.
You can make a full meal out of this creamy version of Tom Yam Kung.
Take a mortar and pestle to your aromatics to give this curry the best possible flavor.
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.