Red Thai Curry Baked Potato

This recipe is inspired by my travels to Bangkok for my honeymoon. I wanted to catch the essence of Thai cuisine and bring it home. If you live near an Asian market go there and buy some of the other traditional vegetables they have available in market.

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Red Thai Curry Baked Potato

This recipe is inspired by my travels to Bangkok for my honeymoon. I wanted to catch the essence of Thai cuisine and bring it home. If you live near an Asian market go there and buy some of the other traditional vegetables they have available in market.
Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Thailand, Vegan
Keyword: Thai Vegan
Servings: 4
Author: Kenneth Temple

Ingredients

  • 4 medium russet potatoes washed and poked
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Red Thai Curry:
  • 13.5 oz. can coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons liquid amino acids
  • zest of 1 lime
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon palm sugar or cane sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
  • 1 serrano chopped
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 2 heads bok choy washed and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 to mato quartered
  • 8 leaves basil chopped
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • Pierce potatoes with a fork on all sides. Place directly on the oven rack and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes. Take out and sit to the side.
  • In a bowl whisk coconut milk, liquid amino acids, lime zest, lime juice, sugar, curry paste, serrano and salt together. In another bowl stir 1 teaspoon oil, garlic and ginger.
  • In a non-stick skillet over high heat, heat 2 tablespoons oil, add bok choy and bell pepper, cover and cook until bok choy is tender. Uncover and add garlic mix to skillet and cook for 15 seconds. Stir in coconut milk mixture, bring to a boil and simmer until thickened about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with cilantro. Cut potatoes down the middle, push potato to release steam. Season potatoes with salt, pepper and fill with vegetables.

Notes

Preheat oven to 400 F
If you do not like your food to spicy omit serrano for ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes or omit the chili all together.  
Feel free to add chicken, shrimp, beef, crab or whatever your heart desires to this dish.