Thai green chicken curry

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Thai green chicken curry

5 Tbsp ground nut oil

1 clove garlic peeled and chopped

½ small onion finely chopped

½ stick lemongrass finely chopped (optional)

4 chicken breasts cut into dice sized pieces

1 tsp green curry paste

3 tbsp Thai fish sauce/Nam Pla

350ml coconut milk

250ml Avonmore Cooking Cream

1 red pepper diced into bite size pieces

1 yellow pepper diced into bite size pieces

1 small Aubergine diced into bite size pieces

200g green beans

Squeeze of fresh lime

Salt & freshly ground black pepper

½ tsp chopped fresh coriander

½ tsp chopped fresh basil

½ tsp chopped fresh mint

Cook the green beans in a pot of boiling salted water for 4 minutes. Remove and refresh under cold water and set aside. 

Heat a large frying pan, add some oil and fry the peppers for 2 minutes, add the aubergine and fry for a further 2 minutes. Remove and set aside.

Heat the rest of the oil in a large heavy saucepan. Add the onion, garlic, lemongrass (optional) and fry for 3 minutes stirring all the time.

Add the curry paste and fry for 1 minute.

Add the fish sauce and then stir in the chicken.

Pour in the coconut milk followed by the Avonmore Cooking Cream and bring to the boil.

Turn down the heat and simmer until the sauce has reduced by ⅓.

Add the peppers, aubergine and green beans. 

Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. 

Just before serving add the fresh chopped basil, mint and coriander, squeeze in the lime juice. Serve with Thai Jasmine rice.


Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
30 minutes

Main ingredients

Recipe Type
Dinner, Family Dinners, Curry


Special Info
Gluten free

Level of Difficulty

This is a lovely option for a coeliac friendly / gluten free meal.  However, when making it you should ensure that your ingredients are gluten free.  Check your curry paste and fish sauce are free from gluten - they generally are however, some curry pastes include soy and this isn't gluten free unless expressly noted.  So do check ingredients on the jars first. 

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