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Thai Peanut Curry Recipe

Thai Peanut Curry Recipe

April King
This Thai Peanut Curry Recipe includes onions, carrots, potatoes, and chicken simmered in a Thai Inspired Peanut red curry sauce, and served over steamed rice. It's easy to make and will be ready to serve in just 30 minutes. This flavorful Thai Peanut Curry Recipe is simple, delicious, and will taste just like it came from your favorite Thai restaurant.
4.52 from 68 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Servings 6
Calories 198 kcal


  • 2 carrots, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil (coconut or vegetable oil can also be used)
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 -4oz. jar red curry paste
  • 2 cans coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp. Peanut butter
  • 5 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 4 tsp. soy sauce
  • juice from 1 lime


  • In a large skillet or pot add oil and heat over medium-high heat. Add diced onions, chopped carrots, chopped potatoes and sauté for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add chicken ground ginger, minced garlic, red curry paste and mix well to combine. Sauté for a couple more minutes and then stir in coconut milk.
  • Simmer over medium-low heat for 10 minutes or until carrots and potatoes become soft.
  • Stir in peanut butter, brown sugar, soy sauce, and lime juice and cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  • Serve over rice (Jasmine, white, or brown) and garnish with chopped peanuts.


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Calories: 198kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 7.5gFat: 10.3gSaturated Fat: 1.5gSodium: 741mgPotassium: 233.7mgFiber: 2.8gSugar: 3.4g
Keyword Curry, Easy Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles, Peanut Curry, Thai Peanut Curry
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