Easy Panang Curry with Chicken

Easy Panang Curry with Chicken Panang curry with chicken represents the diversity of Thailand’s South. Panang refers to the island of Penang in Northern Malaysia bordering Southern Thailand. Use 4 tablespoons Panang curry paste from my recipe (posted on this site) or 5 tablespoons pre-made curry paste if time does not permit making your own paste. Serve with steamed jasmine rice.


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 35 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Heat oil in a wok or large pot over medium-low heat. Add curry paste; cook and stir until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Pour in coconut milk; bring to a boil. Add chicken; cook until almost cooked through, about 5 minutes. Stir in palm sugar, fish sauce, and lime leaves. Simmer until sauce flavors combine, about 5 minutes.

  • Ladle chicken and sauce into a large bowl. Garnish with red chile peppers and basil.

Per Serving: 597 calories; protein 19.4g; carbohydrates 17.8g; fat 53.2g; cholesterol 36.6mg; sodium 896.4mg.