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Family Favorite Thai Coconut Curry Recipe

Course dinner
Cuisine thai
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author www.monicaswanson.com


  • 2 cans coconut milk
  • 4 Tablespoons Thai red curry paste
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar or to taste
  • 2 tsp. fish sauce
  • one whole rotisserie chicken or 3-4 cooked chicken breasts, shredded or cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium size onion chopped.
  • 2 cups potatoes chopped to bite size pieces
  • 2 cups frozen mixed veggies or veggies of choice (carrots, green beans, sweet pepper, squash...)
  • 1/4 cup cashews for topping optional
  • 4 cups of cooked rice.


  1. Heat large skillet over medium, and add two cans coconut milk
  2. Add red curry paste, and brown sugar and combine well over heat
  3. Add onions, potatoes, frozen veggies, and any vegetables that need longer cooking time.
  4. Once potatoes are soft, turn heat to medium low, and add any final veggies, and chicken.
  5. Stir in the fish sauce and let simmer until veggies are cooked through. Ten to fifteen minutes.
  6. Serve curry over rice and top with cashews.