Thai Green Curry

Fragrant chicken curry with lemongrass, lime leaves and chillies, with chicken, mange-tout and pak choi.

 

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 400g Tilda Original Pure Basmati Rice
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled, roughly chopped
  • 2 shallots, peeled roughly chopped
  • 15cm piece ginger, peeled roughly chopped
  • 2 lemongrass stalks, trimmed
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 large handfuls fresh coriander leaves
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 6 boneless chicken thighs cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp ground nut oil or oil of your choice
  • 200g mixed oriental mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • 400ml chicken stock (approx)
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves
  • 200g mangetout
  • 150g pack choi, roughly chopped

Method

Prepare

  1. Make the curry paste by placing the garlic, shallots, ginger, lemongrass, chilies, cumin, half of the coriander into a food processor and blitzing until finely chopped.
  2. Add the lime juice and blitz again.

Cook

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the chicken for 5-6 minutes on a medium heat until turning golden, transfer to a plate.
  2. Add the mushrooms to the pan and fry for 3-5 minutes until golden - transfer to the plate with the chicken.
  3. Reduce the heat and add the paste to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring, pour in the coconut milk, stock and add the lime leaves. Turn up the heat and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. At the same time, bring a large pot of water to the boil with a little salt. Add the Tilda Basmati rice to the pan and cook until for around 10 to 12 minutes. Drain in a large colander.
  5. Add the chicken and mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes, adding the mangetout and pak choi for the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  6. Sprinkle on the remaining coriander leaves, then serve with the cooked rice and lime wedges.