Thai Green Beans recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Green beans are simmered in a mix of chicken stock, Thai green curry paste and bamboo shoots in this incredibly simple side dish that's perfect alongside fried tofu or potato wedges.


500g fresh trimmed green beans
2 x 225g tins bamboo shoots
1 tbsp. Thai green curry paste
1.5 litres vegetable stock


  1. Heat a little oil in a large frying pan. Add the curry paste and fry for a minute or two until fragrant.

  2. Add the stock, beans and shoots and bring to the boil. Boil for 15-20 minutes and add more water if needed. Cook until beans are well done and the stock reduced.

If you like, stir through some fresh coriander to serve. Recipe serves 4.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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