Thai Green Curry with Chicken, Shrimp, or Tofu


This recipe for Thai green curry is a “savory” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Taylor Gardner. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 ingredients or less, but includes Coconut Milk Beverage by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Thai Green Curry with Chicken, Shrimp, or Tofu

So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeWhy buy curry paste when you can make a Thai green curry from scratch? Thinned with coconut milk beverage, this easy dinner is much lower in fat than restaurant versions.

For more details about the recipe contest, see this post:

Special Diet Notes & Options: Thai Green Curry

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, optionally soy-free, optionally vegan, and/or optionally vegetarian. For this homemade Thai green curry, you can choose the protein that fits your diet best.

Thai Green Curry with Chicken, Shrimp, or Tofu
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Serves: 6-8
  1. Place all ingredients (except the meat or tofu) into a food processor and pulse for 15 seconds.
  2. Place contents into a skillet and season with a sprinkling of salt and pepper. Cook on high for 5 minutes.
  3. Place any pre-cooked protein you choose (shrimp, chicken, tofu) into the skillet. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour contents into a bowl and enjoy!
Totally Optional: place a couple basil leaves and sliced red pepper on top when plating. Kids don't appreciate it, but my dinner guests do!!!

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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