Spicy Peanut-Shrimp Soup
Stirring in peanut butter at the end rounds out the spiciness and adds body to this Thai soup, but fish sauce is the real secret here, used for its savory-salty punch.
Ginger-Peanut Turkey Stir-Fry
For a fast—and satisfying—weeknight dinner turn to this stir fry. It's also a fresh answer to the age-old question of what to do with that package of ground meat in the freezer. A bold and silky sauce made with lime juice, fish sauce, peanut butter, and chili compliments just about any type of ground meat you have on hand. Serve it up with rice, loads of fresh herbs, and big, wrap-able greens.
Pad See Ew
Not as famous as Pad Thai but just as delicious, this classic Thai dish calls for stir-frying rice noodles with soy sauce. The unique flavor comes from browning the ingredients and allowing the sauce to caramelize. Your pan should be so hot that you hear a sizzle throughout cooking.
Thai Zucchini-Coconut Soup
A Southeast Asian–inspired zucchini purée has coconut milk and potato for a velvety texture (and vegan bona fides). It's accented with zucchini slices and zesty cilantro. This soup is quick to make but be sure to allow time for chilling.
Thai Chicken Soup
Ginger and chiles give this Southeast Asian rendition its aroma and spice, while lemongrass lends the soup a seductive floral note. By swapping the traditional seasonings for more exotic ones, you achieve a soup that's just as soothing as the original but with nuanced layers of flavors.
Thai Beef with Chiles and Basil Over Coconut Rice
This popular spicy Thai dish in restaurants is very easy to make at home.
Vegetable and Tofu Pad Thai
Make this healthy version of the tasty Thai classic in less time than it takes to have it delivered. If you have fish sauce and aren't a strict vegetarian, substitute it for the soy sauce. It will give the dish deeper flavor.
Chicken Satay with Peanut-Chutney Sauce
This easy Thai chicken dish is served with an addictive dipping sauce that will have everyone scraping the bottom of the bowl.
Asian-Style Chicken Soup
Ginger, fish sauce, and rice noodles make this a chicken soup for aficionados of Thai cuisine.