Everyday Thai Cooking: Quick and Easy Family Style Recipes

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-08-06
  • Publisher: Tuttle Pub
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In Everyday Thai Cooking, Katie Chin—a chef hailed as the 'Asian Rachel Ray' by her many fans—shares her recipe secrets along with tips, tools, and techniques that enable you to bring delectable homemade Thai dishes to your table effortlessly!

As the daughter of award-winning restaurateur Leeann Chin, Katie's heritage has been deeply rooted in the cultivation of fine Thai cuisine. Katie has since taken the culinary world by storm as a well-respected food writer, television personality, and now published author.

Katie is a leader among the cooking community. However, her real reward stems from her success at home. As a working mother of toddler twins, Katie realized a need for simple, easy and delicious Thai recipes that call for convenient ingredients and Everyday Thai Cooking delivers just that.

This Thai cookbook offers basic recipes for staple dishes that include both homemade and store-bought options. From appetizers to desserts, each step-by-step recipe lists preparation times (most within thirty minutes) and alternates for less accessible ingredients. Illustrated with mouthwatering color photographs, Everyday Thai Cooking features more than 100 simple recipes for delicious Thai food.

Favorite Thai recipes include:
  • Crunchy Siam Spring Rolls
  • Tom Yum Goong
  • Crispy Mango Chicken
  • Shaking Beef
  • Fragrant Coconut Fish in Banana Leaves
  • Mee Krob

Author Biography

Katie Chin is a private chef, culinary consultant, co-author of Everyday Chinese Cooking, and author of 300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes. She and her mother, Leanne Chinn, co-hosted the 2003 national PBS cooking series Double Happiness. Katie has made numerous appearances on The Today Show as well as on The Food Network and Fine Living. She recently served as a guest judge on Iron Chef America and will appear on the Cooking Channel's Food(ography) the summer of 2013. Born and raised in Minneapolis, Chin currently lives in Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Front matter
Basic Cooking Techniques and Tips
  • Basic Tools and Utensils
  • Understanding Thai ingredients: The essential Thai Pantry

Appetizers & Snacks
  • Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce
  • Summer Rolls with Shrimp and Mint
  • Lemongrass Chicken Wings
  • Crispy Black Pepper Garlic Spare Ribs
  • Thai Crab Cakes
  • Chiang Mai Chicken in Lettuce Cups
  • Panaeng Curry Meatballs
  • Sweet and Spicy Thai Glazed Cashews
  • Crunchy Siam Spring Rolls
  • Steamed Mussels in Lemongrass and Basil

  • Tom Kah Gai (Chicken Coconut Soup)
  • Sizzling Rice Seafood Soup
  • Tom Yum Goong (Sour and Spicy Shrimp Soup)
  • Tom Kah Goong (Shrimp Coconut Soup)
  • Tangy Salmon Soup
  • Thai Pumpkin Soup
  • Thai Curry Vegetable and Tofu Soup

  • Mango and Prawn Salad
  • Thai Steak Salad
  • Glass Noodle Salad with Shrimp & Basil
  • Pork Larb (spicy Thai salad with minced pork)
  • Spicy Crispy Calamari Salad
  • Vegan Tofu Salad
  • Roast Duck Salad
  • Green Papaya Crab Salad
  • Calamari Salad
  • Lemongrass Chicken Salad

  • Chicken with Cashews and Thai Chiles with Mint and Thai Basil
  • Thai BBQ Chicken
  • Braised Chicken in Thai Yellow Curry
  • Pineapple Duck Curry
  • Chicken with Curry Paste and French Green Bean
  • Crispy Mango Chicken
  • Phuket Chicken with Lemongrass Curry

  • Thai BBQ Pork
  • Pork with Spicy Green Beans
  • Beef in Red Curry Peanut Sauce
  • Beef with Ginger and Black Mushrooms
  • Beef with Red Chili Paste and Lime Leaves
  • Crying Tiger Lamb
  • Chiang Mai Pork Curry
  • Shaking Beef

  • Shrimp,Lemongrass and Basil
  • Fragrant Coconut Fish in Banana Leaves
  • Whole Catfish in Coriander-Chili Sauce
  • Grilled Fresh Salmon with Green Curry Sauce
  • Whole Crispy Seabass with Garlic-Chili Sauce
  • Clams with Roasted Chili Basil Sauce
  • Seafood Feast with Basil and Chilis
  • Grilled Halibut in a Sweet Thai Chili Sauce
  • Thai Green Curry with Prawns
  • Pan Seared Scallops on Coconut Rice

Rice & Noodles
  • Pad Thai
  • Spicy Peanut Noodles with Cilantro
  • Mee Krob (Sweet and Tangy Thai Noodles)
  • Pineapple Fried Rice
  • Seafood Rad Na (Thai Flat Noodles) Glass Noodles with egg, beef and Beansprouts
  • Pad See Ew (Flat noodles with broccoli),
  • Crab Fried Rice
  • Spicy Fried Rice

Vegetables & Tofu
  • Asparagus, Shitake Mushrooms and Tofu
  • Chinese Broccoli and Cashew Nuts
  • Spinach, Mushrooms and Beansprouts
  • Green Beans and Tofu with Garlic Sauce
  • Green Curry with Vegetables and Basil
  • Thai Garlicky Eggplant

  • Banana Spring Rolls
  • Mango with Sticky Rice
  • Coconut Cream Custard in Banana Leaf Bowls
  • Banana, Kiwi and Passion Fruit Salad
  • Lemongrass Custard

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