A classic southern Thai curry paste becomes an unconventional protein-rich meal

Chef Pla Liamthong’s southern Thai curry paste can be used in stir-fries, jungle curries and (as here) in an unconventional coconut curry with chicken, bamboo shoots and – what? – chick peas.
Pla’s message is: don’t worry too much about authenticity, use what you’ve got and keep life simple and delicious.

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