Thai food is often known for its spicy dishes but most people shy away from preparing it because they think that it is full of obscure ingredients and hard to make dishes. However most stores carry the ingredients that you need to make delicious food to share with guests like fish sauce, curry paste, coconut milk, ginger, and garlic.
These light and refreshing recipes are easy to prepare but won’t fill your guests up too much so they skip out on dinner. They can also be prepared ahead of time which will allow you to enjoy your friends or family without being stuck in the kitchen the whole night
Coconut Shrimp - Ingredients: shrimp, cornstarch, eggs, shredded coconut, vegetable oil, and Thai Sweet Red Chili Sauce. This recipe serves 4 so double it depending on the amount of guests that you have. You can prep this dish ahead of time then just fry them when they are ready to be served.
Fresh Spring Rolls - Ingredients: spring roll wrappers, shrimp, shredded lettuce, cilantro, peeled cucumber, and shredded carrots. This is another great recipe that you can prep beforehand and refrigerate until you are ready to serve.
Salad can be served with the dinner or right beforehand to help cleanse your guests palates before the entree. Thai salads are known for being colorful as well as full of flavor. This chopped thai salad with sesame dressing includes edamame, kale, carrots, peppers, onions, and cashews. The great thing about Thai salads is that many of them come with dressings you can make yourself. This easy dressing sesame dressing needs oil, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, honey, sesame oil, lemongrass paste, and lime juice.
Spicy ingredients, noodles, rice and curry are all essentials for a thai dish. Thai dishes are delicious and healthy so it is a win - win.
Honey, Lime, and Sriracha Chicken - This dish takes about 30 minutes to make and is very easy. Ingredients needed are ones that you can mostly find at home: soy sauce, honey, oil, lime, garlic, ginger, sriracha, chicken, and cilantro. Also needed are skewers.
Thai Chicken Curry - While curry may seem daunting to make this dish is definitely easy and spicy and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients. Ingredients include oil, curry paste, onion, bell pepper, potatoes, chicken, coconut milk, and cilantro.
These Thai dishes are spicy, delicious, and easy to make and they will be sure to impress all of your dinner guests. The ingredients aren’t hard to find and you won’t be spending all of your time in the kitchen and can enjoy your guests instead.