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Pad-Priew-Waan-Goong-Moo (Sweet and sour shrimp and pork)

Zone Central

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Pad-Priew-Waan-Goong-Moo (Sweet and sour shrimp and pork)




Whenever we think about the favorite dish that both Thai and Chinese usually cook, this dish becomes a winner as the ingredients can be adapted to many styles. For Chinese, they prefer sourer to top over fried fish while Thai people prefer to stir fry with shrimp and pork. Both recipes gain the sour taste from vinegar and sweetness from sugar only.


Nutrition facts

A combination of sweet and sour bring this recipe classic and high nutritious source. Pork and shrimp are rich in high protein, fresh onion has the high content of antioxidant compounds that can lower cholesterols, resists fat absorbtion in our blood circulation, prevents blood clotting and improves the dissolution of a blood clot.



120 grams sliced pork and minced shrimp

5 grams Thai garlic, smashed

1 cup chicken stock

80 grams cucumber, Batonnet cut

80 grams onion, diced

50 grams bell pepper or sweet chili, diced

20 grams spring onion, cut into 1 inch sized

3 tablespoons vinegar

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons fish sauce

Tapioca flour mixed with a little water

Zone Central

Khao Mok Gai (Curried rice and chicken)

Background Khao Mok Gai originates from Muslim and Arabs. It is a favorite dish among of Muslim people in Thailand who become specialize in making the dish. Herbs such as cinnamon, cardamom, clove and saffron or turmeric are used in cooking of rice to produce aromatic yellow rice.   Nutrition facts There are different health benefits of the aromatic herbs. For example, cinnamon is carminative, cloves improve digestion, cardamom helps to get rid of phlegm, saffron is good for eyesight and helps you relax and turmeric relives flatulence.   Yellow rice ingredients 300 grams rice 3 tbsp. oil or Ghee 3 ½ cups water 5 grams cardamom seeds 2-inch cinnamon stick 3 clove flowers 1 tbsp. saffron/2 tbsp. turmeric power (mixed with a little water) A pinch of salt Garnishing with fried shallots Chicken mixture ingredients 1 kg. chicken 2 tsp. turmeric powder 2 tsp. coriander seed powder 1 tsp. cumin powder 1 tsp. black pepper 1 tsp. salt 1 cup yogurt


Zone Central

Kanom Cheen Saw Nam (Fresh Thai rice noodles with coconut milk)

Background Kanom, the word is from Mon language, and Cheen means well cooked. So, it is assumed that the dish is influenced by Mon people since King Rama IV era. In summer, the weather is very hot so Thai people create the cold dish to serve during the summer. Its taste is a mix of sweetness and sour. The dish is similar to salads, and Kanom Cheen Saw Nam is accepted as a healthy dish.   Nutrition facts    About 72 grams of Kanom Cheen (Thai rice noodles) provides only 80 kcal. The dish is mad of pineapple and lemon juice which contain high vitamin C. The ingredients are dried shrimp providing protein and garlic helping to reduce fat from coconut cream.   Ingredients 150 grams Thai rice noodles 1 cup pineapple, chopped ½ cup dried shrimp, pounded ¼ cup ginger, thinly sliced 2 tbsp. garlic, thinly sliced 3 fish sauce 3 sugar ½ coconut cream A pinch of salt


Zone Northeast

Tam Sua (Northeastern style Spicy Papaya Salad and Vermicelli)

  Background Tam Sua is the papaya salad with vermicelli. Some tam sua recipe use prickles, roasted rice, oyster or bean sprout. It is very famous in the Northeastern Thailand.   Nutrition Facts Tam Sua is nourished with nutrients from the papaya which contains an enzyme called papain that aids in digestion. Lime juice, tomatoes and chilies are high in Vitamin C and including protection against immune system deficiencies. Thai garlic benefits for the growth of body tissues and protein from the fermented fish prevent the formation of Saturated fat or cholesterol.   Ingredients 50 grams cup shredded green papaya 80 grams vermicelli 30 grams tomatoes 15 grams Thai eggplant 8 bird eye chilies 5grams cloves of garlic 25 grams long bean sliced in small chunks 1 tbsp. lime juice ½ tbsp. fish sauce 2 boiled fermented fish