Thai Green Curry Paste

Green curry paste
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Recipe Source: 
Cook on a Shoestring by Sophie Wright ($19.99, Kyle Books, 2013)


  • 4 long green chiles
  • 4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 2 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 lemongrass stalk, bashed and coarsely chopped
  • Grated zest and juice of 3 limes
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves (dried is fine)
  • 1 large bunch fresh cilantro, including stems
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil


  1. In a food processor, blend chiles, garlic, ginger, and lemongrass together to form a paste.
  2. Then add all remaining ingredients and blitz until smooth. This can be stored for one month in the fridge in a sealed and sterilized container.

What's This Curry Go On?

Use it to make your own homemade Asian-style salmon fritters!