3 of the Most Mouth-Watering Thai Food Dishes

Thai food is a heady mix of fragrant and bold flavours packed into a delicious, simple meal. There’s a reason there are Thai restaurants in cities all over the world – Thai dishes are memorable and more-ish.

The staple ingredients one can find in a Thai dish are, among others, rice noodles, palm sugar, tamarind paste, fish sauce garlic, and chillies. In fact, just talking about them has got our mouths watering.

This article will take you through 3 of the most delicious and memorable Thai dishes that will have you ‘Mmmming’ and ‘Ahhhing’ next time it’s Thai food night!

Pad Thai

Pad Thai, literally “Thai stir-fry”, is a stir-fried dish typically made with dried rice noodles, chillies, fish sauce, garlic, palm sugar, tamarind paste, lime juice and shrimp. Of course, the exact ingredients vary from recipe to recipe.

The dish should be the first thing you sample when trying out Thai food, or a new Thai food restaurant. Yum!

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This delicious soup has prawns as the main protein, with a tantalising hot and sour soup. Flavours to look out for include chilli, lemongrass and lime juice. It is a very aromatic dish and is fairly light which makes it a great starter. Be warned – it can be quite spicy!

Gaeng Keow Wan Kai

The green chicken curry is a famous Thai dish. With its deliciously creamy green curry sauce, this curry will burn itself into your memory (and not just from the chilli), but also because you’ll never forget your first spoonful!

Ingredients include chicken, bamboo shoots, green curry paste (made from green chillies) and coconut milk (which gives it the creamy texture).

There you have it! Three dishes to begin your culinary exploration of Thai food. But this only scratches the surface of what Thai cuisine has to offer, so experiment!