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Thai Cookery Class & Meal Recipes – Lab Gai; Yellow Chicken Curry; Prawn Glass Noodles;

Thai Cookery Class & Meal Recipes

We hope you enjoyed your class with us, below are the recipes – if you have any questions for chef please do ask and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

We cooked:

  • Larb Gai – Minced chicken served in lettuce leaves
  • Thai Yellow Chicken (or vegetable) Curry – with vegetables and served with cucumber relish
  • Prawn (or Oyster mushroom) Glass Noodles Spicy Salad (Yam Won Sen) authentic Thai noodles made from mung beans
  • Plain Rice – to accompany your curry

Lab Gai

Ingredients – Serves 2:

  • 1 chicken breast or beancurd soy protein – minced 200 grams
  • 1 small red onion (shallot) sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sliced lemon grass
  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon spring onion sliced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped coriander
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons toasted crushed rice
  • 1 tablespoon chilli


  1. Cook the chicken in water till it turns white then seal by stir-frying for 3-5 minutes till no pink flesh. For beancurd stir fry for 3-5 mins.
  2. Remove from heat and season with lime juice fish sauce and herbs.
  3. Serve with salad.

TIP: Toast the rice in a dry pan taking care not to burn (nice and brown only) Do not crush to a powder crush it only roughly.

Thai Yellow Chicken (or vegetable) Curry

Ingredients – Serves 2:

  • 250 grams chicken thigh meat or butternut squash, onion & white cabbage.
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 potato (medium size cut into chunks)
  • Large onion
  • 1 tablespoon Sliced shallots
  • 2 tablespoon curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Cut the chicken or vegetables to bite size
  2. Fry the shallots till brown remove the shallot leaving the oil
  3. Cook the curry paste in the oil adding some of the coconut milk and cook to a smooth paste
  4. Add the chicken or vegetables to seal and then more of the coconut milk
  5. Add potato and onion and cook till chicken, vegetables and potato are done season with salt to your taste

Cucumber Relish


  • 1 large red chilli sliced
  • 1 small shallot sliced
  • piece of cucumber de seeded and diced
  • white vinegar 1/3 cup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon sugar


  1. Dissolve the sugar and salt in the vinegar over low heat, cool and add all other ingredients in a suitable dish.

*Yellow Curry Paste – This was  Pre Made for you, used in Thai Yellow Chicken Curry


  • 3 dried chilli soaked in water till soft
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon galangal
  • 1 tablespoon lemongrass
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 50 grams shallots
  • 30 grams garlic
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon shrimp paste
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder


  1. Soak the chilli in tepid water till soft
  2. Dry cook the shallot, garlic, lemongrass, galangal and ginger in a hot dry pan
  3. Squeeze the chilli and add to food processor quick blend then add all dry cooked ingredients
  4. Blend to smooth paste.
  5. Add the coriander powder shrimp paste cumin curry powder and blend to smooth paste may need a splash of water to form the smooth paste at this point

Prawn (or Oyster Mushroom) Glass Noodles Spicy Salad (Yam Won Sen)

Ingredients – Serves 2:

  • 70 grams glass noodles soften in cold water
  • 5 prawns or Oyster Mushroom & cashew
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1 chilli
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce or oyster sauce (V)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, optional to your taste

Salad Ingredients:

  • 1/4 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato cut into 8
  • 1 spring onion chopped
  • 1 fresh coriander chopped
  • Sprig fresh mint chopped
  • 1 stem fresh celery chopped


  1. Chop the chilli
  2. Place the noodles in hot water for a few seconds (follow packet instructions for this)
  3. Fry the chopped garlic forming a garlic oil
  4. Mix the chilli, lime juice, fish (oyster) sauce as a dressing
  5. Place the salad ingredients on the cooked noodles
  6. Place the cooked prawns or oyster mushrooms & cashew on top
  7. Add the chilli dressing and the garlic oil over the assembled salad.

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