Top 10 Things To Eat During Your Thailand Tour

OT Staff

Pad Thai

This iconic Thai stir-fried noodle dish is a must-try for any visitor. Made with rice noodles, tofu, shrimp or chicken, bean sprouts, peanuts, and eggs, Pad Thai is bursting with flavours of tamarind, fish sauce, and lime.

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Tom Yum Goong

A quintessential Thai soup known for its spicy, sour, and fragrant flavours. Tom Yum Goong features shrimp, lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, chilli peppers, and mushrooms in a clear broth.

Tom Yum Goong |

Green Curry (Kaeng Khiao Wan)

Green curry is a spicy and aromatic Thai curry made with green curry paste, coconut milk, meat (commonly chicken or beef), eggplant, and Thai basil. It's served with rice and packs a flavorful punch.

Green Curry (Kaeng Khiao Wan) |

Som Tum (Green Papaya Salad)

A refreshing and spicy salad made with shredded green papaya, tomatoes, green beans, peanuts, lime juice, fish sauce, and chilli peppers. Som Tum offers a perfect balance of sweet, sour, salty, and spicy flavours.

Som Tum (Green Papaya Salad) |

Massaman Curry

Massaman curry is a rich and creamy Thai curry with influences from Indian and Malay cuisines. It typically includes tender chunks of meat (often beef or chicken), potatoes, onions, peanuts, and Massaman curry paste cooked in coconut milk.

Massaman Curry |

Khao Soi

Originating from Northern Thailand, Khao Soi is a comforting and aromatic coconut curry noodle soup. It features egg noodles in a creamy curry broth, topped with crispy noodles, shallots, lime, and pickled mustard greens.

Khao Soi |

Mango Sticky Rice (Khao Niew Mamuang)

A popular Thai dessert made with ripe mangoes, sticky rice, and coconut milk. The combination of sweet mangoes, creamy coconut milk, and sticky rice creates a deliciously indulgent treat.

Mango Sticky Rice |

Pad See Ew

A flavorful Thai stir-fried noodle dish made with wide rice noodles, soy sauce, Chinese broccoli (or other vegetables), egg, and your choice of meat (such as chicken, beef, or pork). Pad See Ew is known for its smoky aroma and savoury-sweet taste.

Pad See Ew |

Gaeng Keow Wan Gai (Thai Green Chicken Curry): Another variation of Thai curry, green chicken curry is creamy, aromatic, and mildly spicy. It features tender pieces of chicken simmered in a vibrant green curry paste made from fresh herbs and spices.

Gaeng Keow Wan Gai |

Kai Med Ma Muang (Chicken with Cashew Nuts): This popular Thai stir-fry dish combines tender chicken, crunchy cashew nuts, bell peppers, onions, and spring onions in a savoury sauce flavoured with soy sauce, oyster sauce, and garlic.

Kai Med Ma Muang |

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