Recipe courtesy of Nadia G
Print
Plump Udon Noodles in Thai Green Curry with Eggplant
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon raw sugar 
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 green Thai chile
  • One 1-inch knob fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, tough outer layers removed, sliced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 shallot, halved
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 cups organic chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 fresh kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 Chinese eggplant, diced
  • 1 pound buckwheat udon noodles
  • Salt

Directions

Combine the basil, cilantro, 1/4 cup coconut milk, the fish sauce, soy sauce, coriander, cumin, sugar, garlic, chile, ginger, lemongrass, lime juice, shallot and some black pepper in a food processor. Blend until a paste forms. 

Heat the canola oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the curry paste and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the stock and kaffir lime leaves and bring to a boil. Turn down the heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the bell pepper, eggplant and the remaining 1/2 cup coconut milk and cook until the vegetables are tender, 15 to 20 minutes. 

Meanwhile, cook the noodles in salted boiling water until al dente. Drain. 

Fill a big bowl with the noodles and cover with the spicy green curry sauce.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Red Curry Chicken Thai-Pan Noodle Medley

Thai Red Curry

Recipe courtesy of James Cunningham

Thai Curry and Shrimp Soup

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Green Papaya Pad Thai

Recipe courtesy of Hong Thaimee

Green Glass Noodles

Recipe courtesy of The Hurricane Club

Green Curry Shrimp Dumplings

Recipe courtesy of Jeanine Donofrio

Green Coconut Fish Curry

On TV

Junk Food Flip

7:30am | 6:30c

Junk Food Flip

8:30am | 7:30c

Junk Food Flip

9:30am | 8:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

10:30am | 9:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Good Eats

12pm | 11c

Good Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Good Eats

1pm | 12c

Good Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

5:30pm | 4:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

6:30pm | 5:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

8pm | 7c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

8:30pm | 7:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

12:30am | 11:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here