25 Favorite Thai Recipes
Make these restaurant-worthy Thai recipes at home, including favorites like Pad Thai, Satay, lettuce wraps, Thai chicken pizza, soups, saucy noodles and more.
My husband loves the spicy Thai flavors in this speedy, simple dish and often breaks out the chopsticks for a more immersive experience. — Jennifer Fisher, Austin, Texas
This recipe is so flavorful and fresh tasting. The teachers and staff at my school love it because it's fun to put together. —Laureen Pittman, Riverside, California
Frequent trips to New York City and its diverse food scene got me hooked on spicy Thai food. I know most people don’t have a heat-proof tongue like I do, so I kept this version pretty mild—you can always amp up the heat if you like! —Corey Rupp, Dunmore, Pennsylvania
Instead of having takeout at lunch, why not whip up this delicious meal? Thanks to the convenient frozen veggies, you can enjoy classic Thai flavors in minutes. —Sally Bailey, Wooster, Ohio
"Yum" is what my family says when I serve this. With a squeeze of lime juice and a few sprigs of cilantro added at the end, you'll have a simple meal with complex flavors. —Paula Marchesi, Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania
A creamy peanut butter sauce coats moist slices of pork in this delectable dish from Amy Van Orman of Rockford, Michigan. “This recipe is from a friend in my cooking club, and it's always a favorite,” she notes.
“This recipe is a favorite with my whole family. The ingredients are a wonderful mix of sweet, salty and spicy.” —Jennifer Fridgen, East Grand Forks, Minnesota
Here's my shortcut version of pad thai. Stir in soy sauce and brown sugar, add a sprinkle of cilantro and roasted peanuts—no one will guess the secret ingredient is marinara sauce. —Erin Chilcoat, Central Islip, New York
These very tender and moist chicken thighs come with a tangy peanut butter sauce that is irresistible. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
My dad made this often when grilling for the family. I love this served on roasted veggies and yellow rice. Peanut butter and soy sauce come together for great Asian flavor. —Gayle Jefferson, Las Vegas, Nevada
The blend of both Thai chili and barbecue sauces gives my salmon a sweet, spicy kick that's special enough to serve guests. With just four ingredients, this entree couldn't be much simpler! —Pamela Brick, Chicago, Illinois
Use this versatile peanut sauce, with its zippy touch of chili powder, to toss with noodles or marinate meat. Of course, it’s a terrific dip for chicken wings, too! —Christine Omar, Harwich Port, Massachusetts
I created this appetizer when I had some leftover phyllo dough in the freezer. It’s perfect for a party because it looks elegant but is easy to make. I serve the shrimp with two sauces, so guests can decide if they’re in a sweet or spicy mood. —Sonali Ruder, New York, New York
Our taste test panel couldn't wait to try this stir-fry from Janet Lowe of Kennewick, Washington. The flavor is very similar to restaurant-style dishes. A pleasant peanut sauce coats the meat and vegetables, giving the entree Thai flair.
A delicate peanut-flavored sauce is topped with cheese, fresh Asian veggies and juicy chunks of chicken to give these unique individual pizzas a deliciously different flavor. One bite and this Asian-inspired pizza pie will become a favorite.
This golden chicken satay recipe is marinated and grilled, then served with a zesty Thai-style peanut butter sauce. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Two for Thai, anyone? Peanut butter, soy and hoisin sauce flavor this quick and fabulous bean dish from Lexington, South Carolina’s Candy McMenamin.
I couldn't keep this yummy, light lunch under wraps. The original recipe featured chicken, but I modified it for my vegetarian husband. Now both of us prefer the Thai-style tofu version. —Laureen Pittman, Riverside, California
You can make this yummy Thai classic in no time. Find fish sauce and chili garlic sauce in the Asian foods aisle of your grocery store. —Elise Ray, Shawnee, Kansas
This stir-fry has been a family favorite for some time. I like to double the recipe and add extra vegetables. —Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin
This dish is great because you can add any additional veggies you like, making it your own Thai specialty! —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho