Green Curry Paste

recipe

NOTES: Adding ingredients to a purchased Thai curry paste gives it a fresher flavor and brighter color. Most purchased Thai curry pastes tend to have a higher proportion of hot chiles than homemade versions. This embellished paste is medium to medium-hot, depending on the brand of prepared paste used.

Yield:

About 1 cup

Recipe from

Sunset

Ingredients

1/2 cup canned coconut milk
1/2 cup sliced shallots
1/3 cup sliced garlic
2 tablespoons prepared green curry paste
3/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

In a blender or food processor, whirl the coconut milk, shallots, garlic, curry paste, and cilantro.