Green Curry Spaghettini

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20

min

Preparation

30

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

5

Steps

23

Ingredients

Spice up your cooking game with this Thai and Italian fusion dish! Pasta coated in a rich and creamy green curry, topped with fried beef bits. Perfect for both family or a date night!

Let's start cooking!

Blended green curry spice paste in blender

Step 1 - Blend into green curry spice paste

  • In a blender, blend lemongrass, large green chili, chili padi, Thai basil, garlic, shallots, galangal, kaffir lime zest, coriander roots, roasted coriander seed, roasted cumin, roasted white peppercorns, belacan, 1 tsp salt and 50 ml water.
Fried green curry paste with water in pan

Step 2 - Make green curry sauce

  • In a pan on medium-high heat, fry green curry spice paste for 2 minutes before adding 2 cups of water and kaffir lime leaves.
  • Let it simmer on medium-low heat for 10 mins.
Coconut cream and eggplants in curry spice paste in pan

Step 3 - Add coconut cream and eggplants

  • In the same pan, add coconut cream and cubed eggplants and continue simmering for another 10 minutes.
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Step 4 - Boil pasta

  • In a pot of boiling water, cook spaghettini in with 1 Tbsp salt according to packet instructions.
  • Drain and mix in 2 Tbsp olive oil. Set aside.
    Adding oil to cooked pasta prevents it from sticking to each other.
Green curry sauce with chicken and spaghetti

Step 5 - Cook pasta in green curry sauce

  • In a pan on medium-high heat, heat up 2 Tbsp olive oil and sauté minced garlic and large red chili for 1 minute, until fragrant.
  • Add shredded chicken, cooked spaghettini and green curry sauce.
  • Toss well and let it cook on high heat for 1-2 minutes to quickly reduce liquid.
Long and skinny pastas, like spaghetti and linguine, are typically paired with light seafood sauces, cream or oil based sauces. Long and wide pastas, like tagliatelle, pappardelle and fettuccine are typically paired with rich, meaty sauces.Twist and tube shaped pastas, like penne and fusilli, are typically paired with pesto and bolognese.

Plate, garnish and serve!

Green curry pasta on serving plate

Transfer green curry pasta on serving plate and garnish with Thai basil leaves. Serve hot.

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