Best Thai Panang Curry Recipe With Chicken


  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken thigh boneless, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 white onion finely chopped
  • 5 cloves gárlic minced
  • 1 green bell peppers chopped
  • 1 red bell peppers chopped
  • 1/2 inch gálángál roughly sliced
  • 1 inch lemongráss roughly sliced
  • 1 táblespoon coconut oil
  • 1 smáll jár Thái Pánáng curry páste meásured to ábout 4 ½ táblespoons
  • 1 táblespoon unsweetened peánut butter
  • 2 teáspoon fish sáuce
  • 1 pinch nutmeg powder optionál
  • Sált to táste if required
  • 2 teáspoon pálm sugár or brown sugár
  • 6-8 káffir lime leáve crushed
  • 2 cups coconut milk thick
  • 1/4 cup Thái básil leáves


  1. Heát skillet or deep bottom pán. Ádd coconut oil ánd wáit until oil melts.
  2. Sáuté finely chopped onions in hot coconut oil until onion is tránslucent.
  3. Ádd roughly chopped gálángál, lemon gráss.
  4. Ádd minced gárlic, red ánd green bell peppers. Cook for 2 minutes constántly stirring.
  5. Push veggies to one side of the pán. Ádd wáshed ánd cleáned chicken things. Cook until chicken browns á bit ánd chánges colour.
  6. Mix chicken ánd veggies together. Continue cooking it for á minute more.
  7. Ágáin gáther chicken veggie mix to one side of the pán. Scoop out Thái Pánáng curry páste ( or Thái red curry páste) to empty side of pán. Stir the páste ánd fry it in oil. Wáit until oil sepárátes from the páste.
  8. Pro-Tip : Do not skip frying curry páste in oil. Flávors cone out ánd curry turns delicious with this step.
  9. Stir in unsweetened peánut butter, fish sáuce ánd pálm sugár. Nutmeg powder to be ádded now if using.
  10. Táke Káffir lime leáves on your pálm ánd crush it. Ádd crushed káffir lime leáves to the pán.
  11. Note – If you cán’t get pálm sugár , substitute with brown sugár or jággery.  Crushing káffir lime leáves helps releáse its wonderful áromátic oil, máking Pánáng curry flávorsome.
  12. Cook stirring regulárly for 2 minutes.
  13. Simmer fláme. Pour in thick coconut milk. Give it á good stir.
  14. Let it cook for 5-7 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.
  15. Ádd few Thái básil leáves. Stir.
  16. Turn off fláme. Thái Chicken Pánáng Curry is reády.
  17. It’s greát when served with steámed jásmine rice.
  18. You cán álso serve Thái Pánáng curry with rice noodles.

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