recipes.it Welcome to the most interactive cookery on the net with thousands of free recipes and tons of cooking tips!
welcome to Recipes.it home of more than 3,000 free recipes
Recipes  Cooking tips  Coupon codes  Blog  Links  Sitemap  Free newsletter  
Search our website:



recipes.it

Ethnic & Regional
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • China
  • Japan
  • Thai
  • India
  • Louisiana
  • Hawaii
  • Mexico
  • Jamaica/Caribbean
  • Jewish
  • Africa
  • Ethnic bookstore
  • ...more
  • Get our FREE newsletter!
    Subscribe to Recipes.it
    Enter your e-mail address:

    Website by: For Your eyes Only

    Print FREE Grocery Coupons at Home

      RECIPE TITLE "Corn and Squash Simmered in Coconut Milk with Thai Basil"
    Recipe excerpted from Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers' Markets  Copyright © by Deborah Madison

    yieldsYield: 4 servings time-- difficultyeasy to moderate

    The minute I added Thai basil instead of Italian basil to the corn, this dish was transformed. Suddenly, I was using fresh coriander, coconut milk and tofu to make a fragrant stew. For a low-cal option, subsitute a reduced-fat coconut milk for the regular product.

    Wine Suggestion: The squash, corn, basil and coconut combine to support a pairing with Chardonnay. Try one with pineapple/coconut nuances that highlight the tropical aspects of the dish, like Ferrari-Carano Alexander Valley Chardonnay.


      RECIPE INGREDIENTS

    1 Tbs. Lorive roasted peanut oil
    1 lb. or more fresh, firm tofu, cubed
    2 zucchini, cubed
    4 large ears sweet corn
    1 jalapeno chile, seeded
    1 heaping Tbs. fresh coriander leaves
    1 bunch red or green scallions, including hall the firm greens, sliced in 1/2-inch lengths
    1 heaping Tbs. Thai basil leaves
    3/4 tsp. sea salt
    Freshly ground black pepper to taste
    14-oz. can coconut milk
    1 tsp. mushroom soy sauce
    3 cups cooked basmati rice
    Sprigs fresh coriander and slivered
    Thai basil leaves for garnish

      RECIPE METHOD

    1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add tofu and zucchini and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, shaking pan occasionally to brown tofu on all sides.

    2. Meanwhile, slice corn kernels off cob.
    Using opposite knife edge, press out milk.
    Set aside kernels on cutting board. Finely mince jalapeno with fresh coriander and Thai basil.

    3. Add scallions, jalapeno-herb mixture and corn to pan. Pour 1 cup coconut milk into pan. Rinse out cup with 1/3 cup water and stir into pan. Stir in soy sauce, ah additional 1/2 teaspoon salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cook until corn is heated through, 3 to 5 minutes. Adjust seasonings.
    Serve over rice garnished with additional herbs.

    PER SERVING: 730 CAL; 30G PROT; 38G TOTAL FAT (23G SAT. FAT); 81G CARB; 0MG CHOL; 135MG SOD; 10G FIBER


    HOT! We recommend:

    book coverTrue Thai: The Modern Art of Thai Cooking
    Surprisingly light preparations for meat include Fiery Grilled Beef Salad, a classic of Bangkok cafe cuisine, and mu kratiem phrik Thai, a simple stir-fry of pork medallions sizzling with garlic and black pepper. The Thai Vegetarian Cooking chapter is really a whole book unto itself, encompassing its own blend of curry pastes, soups, appetizers, entrees, and one-dish meals-all completely free of animal or fish products. The Thai Salads chapter showcases such recipes as Coconut, Lemon, and Ginger Salad or Grilled Lobster Salad with Green Mango that demonstrate the great variety and sensuousness of this branch of Thai cooking. Drinks and desserts include such ethereal treats as Rose-Petal Sorbet and the refreshingly herbaceous Lemon Grass Tea, wonderful either hot or cold. There's also a chapter that shows how to marry these newfound Thai tastes with classic American cooking, through such improvisations as Bangkok Burgers with Marinated, Grilled Onions and Spicy Thai Ketchup.
    True Thai is more than a cookbook; it is a collection of grace notes exemplifying Thai cuisine's dedication to pleasing the senses. There's even a chapter on preparing Thai-style table decorations, many of them as edible as they are lovely.
    True Thai's 250 recipes, each with helpful and fascinating notes, present Thai cuisine with simplicity and elegance. True That is the most authentic, authoritative, and accessible Thai cookbook ever printed in English. More info
    book coverQuick & Easy Thai: 70 Everyday Recipes
    Now busy home cooks can bring the fantastic flavors of Thai cuisine into the kitchen with a simple trip to the grocery store. Nancie McDermott, experienced cook, teacher, and author of the best-selling cookbook Real Thai, presents this collection of 70 delicious recipes that focus on easy-to-find ingredients and quick cooking methods to whip up traditional Thai. With recipes like Crying Tiger Grilled Beef, Grilled Shrimp and Scallops with Lemongrass, Sticky Rice with Mangoes, and Thai Iced Tea, along with McDermott's highly practical array of shortcuts, substitutions, and timesaving techniques, anyone can prepare home-cooked authentic Thai meals -- as often as they like. More info
    book coverThai and South-East Asian Cookbook, the Ultimate: All the traditions, ingredients and techniques, with over 300 spicy and aromatic recipes illustrated step-by-step
    This comprehensive volume is not just a guide to the delectable cooking of Thailand but also to the classic cuisines of Asia, from China through Korea and Japan, down through Burma, Thailand and Vietnam to the islands of Malaysia, Borneo, Indonesia and the Philippines. Each country has its own distinctive style of cooking, but they share a similar approach to food. This book is a magnificently photographed guide to the ingredients and cooking of Asia, filled with enticing, traditional recipes. More info
    book coverEasy Thai Cookbook: The Step-By-Step Guide to Deliciously Easy Thai Food at Home
    This wonderful collection guides you through every step, demonstrating all the basics needed to master this delicious cuisine. There are more than 70 recipes for salads, curries, stir-fries, fried, steamed, and grilled foods, and desserts: such luscious meals as Tom Yam soup, fish cakes, steamed mussels, green chicken curry, and stir-fry duck are all made tantalizingly easy. Also provided is a cross-referenced collection of 12 meal plans, from simple dinners for you and your family to exotic feasts for friends and guests. With stunning photography throughout and a CD of evocative music to cook and eat to, this is the one-stop Thai cookbook for beginners.  More info
    book coverComplete Thai Cooking
    Authentic Thai cuisine has a rich, centuries-old tradition, and this authoritative handbook celebrates its many variations, with deft ideas for using many spices, sauces, flavorings, and styles. More than 100 recipes, most taking 15 minutes or less to prepare and cook, provide even gourmet cooks with a new range of delicious choices. The recipes start with snacks and starters, then introduce a host of multicourse meals featuring soups and salads, seafood, meat, and poultry main courses, as well as a range of vegetable side dishes and desserts. Even the names of the recipes are intriguing: Green Mango Salad, Son-in-Law Eggs, Jungle Curry Beef, Thai Fried Pie. Large full-color photos suggest mouth-watering presentations for all occasions. More info

     

    << Back Thai index Print page Top




    Partners: KitchenAid Outlet Great Gourmet Gifts From Lobster Gram Oneida.com the #1 Brand in Flatware! Shop at Home. We Deliver. Safeway.com Shop at Home. We Deliver. Genuardis.com Peapod Pfaltzgraff Web Site Get cooking with ShortOrder Sur La Table www.starbucksstore.com

    © 1997-2009 IM, All rights Res. | Privacy | | | Home