Thai-rrific Green Curry Tacos—Lunch for 4

“Thai-rrific Green Curry Tacos” is a fusion lunch recipe combining Thai and Mexican cuisines. This dish features soft tacos filled with aromatic Thai green curry, offering a unique blend of spicy, sweet, and tangy flavors. It’s an innovative twist on traditional tacos, perfect for a flavorful midday meal.

Meal Type



Thai Mexican Fusion



Food Stars

Thai green curry, taco





You Need This Stuff

  • 4 soft taco shells
  • 1 cup Thai green curry paste
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 2 chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 4 sprigs cilantro for garnish

Do This With That Stuff

  1. Gather all your ingredients and cookware
  2. Place the cutting board on a clean surface and use the sharp knife to dice the chicken breasts, mince the garlic, finely chop the onion, slice the red bell pepper and zucchini into thin strips, and julienne the carrot
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large frying pan over medium heat
  4. Add minced garlic and chopped onion to the pan, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon until they become translucent
  5. Add diced chicken to the pan and cook until it’s no longer pink in the center Make sure to stir occasionally for even cooking
  6. Add 1 cup of Thai green curry paste to the pan, stirring well to coat all pieces of chicken evenly
  7. Open a can of coconut milk using a can opener and pour it into the pan Stir well to combine with other ingredients
  8. Add sliced red bell pepper, zucchini strips, julienned carrot to the pan Stir well to ensure they are coated with curry sauce
  9. Lower heat and let it simmer for about 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender but still crisp Stir occasionally during this time
  10. Incorporate 2 tablespoons of fish sauce, 1 teaspoon of sugar, chopped fresh basil leaves, and 2 tablespoons of lime juice into curry mixture Stir well for flavors to meld together
  11. Warm up soft taco shells according to package instructions (usually in a preheated oven or microwave)
  12. Spoon an equal amount of curry mixture onto each warmed taco shell
  13. Garnish each taco with a sprig of cilantro before serving on individual plates

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Beti’s Reflections

 One sunny afternoon, while on a culinary adventure in the bustling streets of Bangkok, I stumbled upon a unique fusion dish that instantly caught my attention. It was a delightful blend of Thai and Mexican cuisines, something I had never tasted before. The dish was none other than the Thai-rrific Green Curry Tacos. This exotic chicken dish was a revelation, an innovative twist on traditional tacos that left me craving for more.

Today, I’m thrilled to share this easy Thai taco recipe with you all. This homemade Thai tacos recipe serves four people and is perfect for a flavorful midday meal or an easy dinner recipe. However, please note that it contains fish sauce and chicken, so it might not be suitable for vegetarians or those with seafood allergies.

The magic of these Thai Green Curry Tacos lies in the ingredients used. Soft taco shells are filled with aromatic Thai green curry paste and coconut milk-based curry sauce, creating a unique blend of spicy, sweet, and tangy flavors. The curry is made with diced chicken breasts cooked in vegetable oil along with minced garlic and finely chopped onions for added flavor depth. Red bell pepper slices, thin zucchini strips, and julienned carrots add color and crunch to the dish while fish sauce brings out the authentic Thai flavor. A sprinkle of sugar balances out the flavors perfectly while fresh basil leaves and lime juice give it a refreshing kick. Finally, each taco is garnished with cilantro sprigs for an extra burst of freshness.

To make these delicious Chicken Curry Tacos at home, start by prepping all your ingredients as per the instructions given above – dice the chicken breasts, mince garlic cloves finely chop onions etc., then heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat before adding garlic and onions to it until they become translucent. Add diced chicken to this mixture until it’s no longer pink in the center followed by adding Thai green curry paste ensuring all pieces are evenly coated before pouring coconut milk into the pan stirring well to combine all ingredients together effectively creating your homemade Thai green curry paste tacos filling! Add vegetables next allowing them to simmer until tender but still crisp then incorporate fish sauce sugar fresh basil leaves lime juice into curry mixture stirring well again before spooning equal amounts onto warmed soft taco shells garnishing each one with cilantro sprig before serving.

So there you have it – your very own homemade Thai-Mexican Fusion Tacos! This easy-to-follow Thai Green Curry Tacos Recipe is sure to impress your family and friends at your next gathering or even just on a regular weeknight dinner at home! With its unique fusion of flavors from two different cuisines packed into one delicious bite-sized taco shell – this healthy Thai-Mexican cuisine idea is definitely worth trying out! So why wait? Get cooking now!

Remember folks; life’s too short for boring food! Keep exploring new tastes like these Spicy and Tangy Green Curry Tacos from our kitchen here at! Until next time… Happy Cooking!

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