Paleo Thai Green Curry with Potatoes


We might be focusing on breakfasts this month, but with so many fresh and delicious vegetables in season right now we didn’t want to neglect dinner time! 

A Thai green curry is one of my favourite things to whip up in the evening – all you need is a few pantry staples (green curry paste and coconut milk) and as much fresh vege as you wish and you’re good to go! 

You can easily make this meaty by cooking some chicken breast or thighs then removing them from the pan, cooking the vege then adding it all back together, but I find that if I’ve got a few handfuls of potatoes I don’t miss the meat – meaning this is perfect for the budget chef who still wants something tasty!

The potatoes I used were Little Diggers – they’re my pick because they’re harvested over the summer months when they’re small and tender and therefore super easy to work with. 

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Paleo Thai Green Curry with Potatoes
Serves 4
A deliciously fragrant curry filled with veges and flavour!
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min">
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
  1. 1 TBL coconut oil
  2. 1 onion, diced
  3. 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  4. 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  5. 4-6 diced Little Diggers potatoes
  6. 1 cup chopped pumpkin
  7. 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  8. 1/2 cup chopped green beans
  9. 1 capsicum, chopped
  10. 1 can coconut milk
  11. 1/2 jar green curry paste
  12. 2 handfuls of desiccated coconut
  1. Heat the coconut oil in a large frying pan.
  2. Add the onion, garlic and ginger and cook over a low-medium heat until the onion has softened.
  3. If you choose to add chicken - add a few handfuls of chopped breast or thigh now and cook through. Remove from pan.
  4. Add the potato and pumpkin and cook for 5 mins.
  5. Add the green curry paste and coconut milk and mix together.
  6. Add the rest of the vege (and meat if you're doing that).
  7. Simmer over low heat until pumpkin and potato are nice and soft and all other vege have cooked through.
  8. Add a handful of desiccated coconut and stir through.
  9. Spoon into bowls and garnish with a sprinkling of coconut and some fresh coriander.

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