The Best Thai Green Curry Recipes

Cook up a Restaurant-Quality Thai Green Curry at Home

If you're in the mood for a good green curry, check out this selection of Thai green curry recipes—there's one to suit everyone's taste. Or learn to make Thai green curry paste from scratch—it's so much better than store-bought pastes, plus healthier and so much fresher-tasting. Enjoy!

  • 01 of 07

    Thai Green Curry Chicken

    Thai Green Curry

    The Spruce / Darlene Schmidt

    This Thai Green Curry Chicken recipe features chunks of tender chicken simmered in a homemade green curry sauce along with healthy vegetables (zucchini and red bell pepper). The result is a gourmet-style Thai green curry that is very aromatic and beautiful to serve (great for entertaining).

  • 02 of 07

    Special Thai Lime Leaf Green Curry

    Lime Leaf Curry

    The Spruce / Darlene Schmidt

    This Thai spin on classic green curry recipe is exquisitely Thai in taste, flavor, and texture. Made with lime leaf as well as lime juice, the curry paste is extremely aromatic and dark green in color. It is similar to classic Thai green curry, but also slightly different owing to the prominent flavor of the lime leaves. Give this one a definite try!

  • 03 of 07

    Thai Seafood Green Curry

    Seafood Curry

    The Spruce / Darlene Schmidt

    If you enjoy seafood, you'll love this sumptuous mixed seafood green curry. It's a healthy, one-pot gourmet delight that will impress your friends and family. Make it as the main course for your next potluck or dinner party.

  • 04 of 07

    Vegetarian Thai Green Curry with Tofu (Vegan/Gluten-free)

    Green Curry

    The Spruce

    This is an authentic Thai green curry recipe for the vegetarian or vegan palate. It has all the authentic trimmings of lemongrass, coriander seeds, green chilies, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, coconut milk but without the meat. It uses meat substitutes such as wheat gluten or tofu. This recipe is vegan, and you can also choose to make it gluten-free. Enjoy!

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  • 05 of 07

    Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Thai Green Curry With Chickpeas

    Vegetarian Thai Green Curry

    The Spruce / Darlene Schmidt

    The reason this vegetarian/vegan curry tastes so amazing is that it's created entirely from scratch, yet it's very easy to make. This recipe is also very flexible—use whatever vegetables you happen to have on hand, or those that are fresh and available where you live. Any way you make it, this green curry simply sings with flavor.

  • 06 of 07

    Thai Green Curry Paste

    Thai Green Curry Paste

    The Spruce

    Thai green curry paste is surprisingly easy to make. Added to chicken or other meats, as well as seafood, noodles, vegetables, tofu, or wheat gluten, this paste will create sumptuous curries. Much better-tasting than store-bought curry pastes—and far healthier too!

  • 07 of 07

    Thai Green Curry Sauce

    Thai Green Curry Sauce

    The Spruce / Darlene Schmidt

    If you love Thai food, try making this Thai green curry sauce. Although you can easily buy Thai green curry pastes and sauces in the stores these days, there is simply nothing like making your own from scratch. And it's remarkably easy to do too, especially if you have a food processor or blender. Just toss in all the ingredients, blitz well, and you have a flavorful Thai green curry sauce that's superb for making curries, noodles, grilled foods, soups and more. Enjoy!