Fair Trade Thai Green Curry Recipe

Ingredients (serves four)

For the paste:
2 garlic cloves, peeled
2 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
2 chillies, seeds removed if milder result preferred
2 shallots, peeled and chopped
1 pack each of fresh mint, fresh basil and fresh coriander
Zest and juice of a lime
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp black peppercorns
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp soy sauce

A quote from a Traidcraft member of staff who has made the fair trade thai green curry

For the curry:
Tin of Fairtrade coconut milk
4 chicken breast fillets, diced
100g mange tout
100g fine green beans

Boiled Fairtrade Kilombero white rice, to serve


  1. Place all of the paste ingredients into a food processor or hand blender and blitz until you have a smooth paste, adding a tablespoon or so of water for consistency if necessary.

  2. Pan-fry the chicken in a wok or wide saute pan, and then add the vegetables and curry paste. Once thoroughly coated, pour in the coconut milk, mix to combine ingredients and bring to the boil.
  3. Serve with basmati rice and garnish with extra fresh coriander and grated lime zest.

Kilombero White Rice Quote

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Published at: 01-05-2019
Tags: Fair Trade Recipe Fair Trade Cooking Fair Trade Curry Curry Recipe Thai Green Curry Recipe
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