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Easiest, Fastest Thai Green Curry Fish (with yam and asparagus) known to humankind

This is great to prepare, especially after work when you don’t have much time. It literally takes 20 minutes to make and is fantastic.

This recipe is for two people but you can go ahead and double it.

2  tbsp oil

1 tbsp thai green curry paste

1 can coconut milk

1 tbsp fish sauce

1 tbsp brown sugar

Bunch of asparagus (cut into pieces)

1/2 large  yam cut into small pieces

1 lb cod or white fish (you could even use salmon, scallops or prawns or a combination of them)

1 lime

Heat oil in frying pan to medium high.  Saute green curry for 1 minute. Add coconut milk, fish sauce and brown sugar. Add yam and asparagus and cook for 8 minutes. De-bone fish and cut in pieces. Then add fish and cook until done. Serve over top of rice, quinoa or with wraps. Garnish with lime. Ta da! Close to instant deliciousness.



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Vij’s Mung Beans in Coconut Curry with Tomato and Onion Chutney and Beet Greens Sauteed in Ginger, Lemon and Cumin

It turns out that you can, in fact, teach an old dog new tricks. This year for my birthday I received a copy of Vij’s at Home: Relax, Honey which I promptly was going to return as I’m loyal to only one Asian cookbook and have been for years and that’s the  All Asian Cookbook by Jacki Passmore.

Anyways, in pursuit of open-mindedness I cracked the spine and made dinner combining Mung Beans in Coconut Curry along with Beet Greens sautéed in Ginger, Lemon and Cumin with a little side of Tomato and Onion Chutney. I tried to make the Tamarind Chutney but failed miserably. I actually loved it when I tried it at a friend’s house but something went drastically wrong when I made it. Continue reading


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