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Lemongrass

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Lemongrass Beef Skewers

Time:35 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 lemongrass stalks, bottom 4 inches only, minced
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound boneless sirloin, trimmed of excess fat
  • 1/4 cup roasted salted peanuts (about 1 ounce), crushed
  • 1/2 English cucumber, thinly sliced on the diagonal (optional)
  • Fresh mint and basil sprigs, for serving
  • Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves, for serving
  • Lime wedges, for squeezing
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Red Curry Paste

Other Ideas:
Curry stew, Thai, Thai chiles
Ingredients
  • 20 dried long red chiles, seeded, soaked in water with a pinch of salt to cover, and drained
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped galangal
  • 6 tablespoons finely chopped lemongrass
  • 4 teaspoons finely chopped kaffir lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons scraped and chopped cilantro root
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped garlic
  • 4 teaspoons shrimp paste
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Jasmine Rice

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 (1-inch) piece lemongrass, from the bottom 4 inches only, very finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 cup homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 scallions, green part only, sliced diagonally, for garnish
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Stanley's Laksa Paste

Ingredients
  • 5 stalks lemongrass, trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 10 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 piece (1 inch) fresh turmeric, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 piece (3 inches) fresh galangal, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 piece (3 inches) fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 15 candlenuts, or macadamia nuts
  • 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
  • 4 large red chiles, stemmed and roughly chopped
  • 4 red-bird chiles, stemmed and roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Malaysian shrimp paste
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Indonesian palm sugar
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Thai Lady

Other Ideas:
Cocktails, Gin, Thai
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Thai Green Curry

Ingredients
  • 2 stalks lemongrass, outer leaves discarded, crushed
  • 4 scallions, trimmed
  • 3 fresh green chiles, halved and seeded
  • 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 large bunch fresh cilantro, plus leaves for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
  • 8 fresh or dried kaffir lime leaves
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup snow peas
  • 1 (14-ounce) can coconut milk
  • 1 large bunch asparagus, julienned
  • 1 lime
  • Chopped red chile, for garnish
  • Cooked basmati rice, for serving
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Yellow Curry Chicken

Ingredients
  • 6 dried red Thai chiles
  • 1 recipe Curry Powder
  • 1 recipe Lemongrass Paste
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 Idaho potato (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 4 breasts)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 carrots, peeled, cut in 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 1/4 cup low-fat canned coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups homemade or low-sodium canned chicken stock, skimmed of fat
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Chopped peanuts (optional)
  • Crushed red-pepper flakes (optional)
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Plate Steamed Red Snapper

Ingredients
  • 2 red-snapper fillets (about 8 ounces each), skin on
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, plus a few sprigs for garnish
  • 1 stalk lemon grass, trimmed and thinly sliced, or two 1-inch strips lemon peel
  • 2 scallions, cut into thin strips about 4 inches long
  • One 4-inch piece of ginger, peeled and cut into thin strips
  • 4 shiitake or white mushrooms, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice-wine vinegar
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Lemongrass Paste

Other Ideas:
Condiments, Indian
Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, pounded, cut in 1/2-inch pieces (1 tablespoon dried)
  • 1/4 cup water
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Thai Chicken Soup

Ingredients
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves
  • One 3-inch piece lemongrass, thinly sliced
  • One 3-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 3 scallions, trimmed and julienned
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 small fresh red Thai chile pepper, seed and ribs removed, and sliced crosswise
  • 1 cup shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Thai fish sauce
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • Juice of 1/2 lime, plus lime wedges for garnish
  • Mint leaves, for garnish
  • 2 cooked boneless skinless chicken breast halves, shredded
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