Recipe courtesy of
Total:
45 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
4 to 5 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 40 dried, long red chiles, rehydrated in hot water until soft
  • 3 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped galangal
  • 2 tablespoons chopped lemongrass
  • 2 tablespoons chopped kaffir lime rind
  • 1 coriander root
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon shrimp paste
  • 3 fresh long red chiles
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • Red Duck Curry:
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 4 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 10 ounces boneless roasted duck, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 4 ounces apple eggplants
  • 4 ounces pea eggplants
  • 10 sweet Kris tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 4 pineapples, cut into chunks
  • 4 lychees, fresh or canned
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 long red chili
  • 1 1/2 ounces sweet basil leaves
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves
  • Steamed jasmine rice, for serving, optional

Directions

To prepare the Red Curry Paste:

In a blender, combine all of the ingredients. Add a splash of water to help it blend easily. Blend until well mixed to a fine texture. Cook the paste in the oil until the paste is well cooked, about 7 to 10 minutes.

Preparation for Red Duck Curry:

Into a large saucepan over medium heat, add cooking oil and red curry paste and stir well. Add half of the coconut milk and gently stir. Add the duck, apple eggplant, pea eggplant, tomatoes, pineapple, and lychee. Bring to a boil and cook uncovered until vegetables are tender. Add the fish sauce and sugar to desired sweetness. Remove from heat and add the chili, basil, kaffir lime leaves and serve.

This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Green Curry Duck

Recipe courtesy of Manee Soohoo

Thai Red Curry

Recipe courtesy of James Cunningham

Red Curry Pumpkin Soup

Recipe courtesy of James Cunningham

Red Duck with Apples: Germano alle Mele

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Duck Foie Gras in Spiced Red Wine

Red Curry Chicken Stir-Fry

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Thai Red Curry Roast Chicken Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Thai Red Curry Mac 'n' Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped

8am | 7c

Unwrapped

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Sugar Showdown

12pm | 11c

Sugar Showdown

12:30pm | 11:30c
1pm | 12c
3pm | 2c
4pm | 3c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

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

Dinner at Tiffani's

8pm | 7c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10pm | 9c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1am | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2am | 1c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here