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    Red Thai-Style Pork Curry with Green Beans

    Making Thai dishes at home couldn't be easier now that you can buy the necessary ingredients at Waitrose. Try this gently spiced pork curry for a warming family meal.

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes to 20 minutes
    • Cooking time: 50 minutes to 60 minutes
    • Total time: 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes 60 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 1 pack fresh basil, stalks removed
    • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
    • 4 tsp Bart Spices Thai Red Curry Paste
    • 2cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
    • 1 tsp turmeric
    • 500g Waitrose British Diced Pork
    • 300ml vegetable stock, fresh or from a cube
    • 2 tsp light muscovado sugar
    • 1 tbsp Bart Spices Thai Fish Sauce
    • 4 Bart Spices Dried Kaffir Lime Leaves, or zest and juice of 1 lime
    • 200g green beans, trimmed and cut in half
    • 200ml carton Bart Coconut Cream


    1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the curry paste, ginger and garlic. Fry gently for 2 minutes. Stir in the turmeric, then add the pork and stir until coated in the spices.
    2. Pour in the stock, sugar, fish sauce and lime leaves or zest and juice. Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 40-45 minutes, until the pork is tender. Taste and season if necessary.
    3. Cook the beans in boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain and refresh under running cold water. Add the green beans and coconut cream to the curry and stir. Bring to the boil gently, then simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the basil leaves and serve with Thai fragrant rice.

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    Use diced beef or chunks of chicken as an alternative.

    Drinks recommendation

    Try a glass of cold Thai Singha Beer.


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