Basic Red Curry Sauce

Basic Red Curry Sauce

Total Time: 00h 20m
Hands-on Time: 00h 20m
Makes: 4 servings

This sauce gets its color and signature flavor from ripe red chilies. Serve it over rice, sautéed meats, tofu or vegetables of your choice.

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  1. In a medium-sized skillet, heat oil or ghee.
  2. Add minced garlic, ginger, shallot or onion, red bell pepper and cook, stirring, until tender.
  3. Sprinkle in curry powder, dried chilies, lime juice and zest. Stir in coconut milk and puree with an immersion blender or in a food processor until smooth.
Recipe Note:
  1. The flavor and heat will differ slightly based on which chili pepper you use. Birdseye chilies have a higher heat unit rating than crushed red chilies. Adjust the quantity of either to your heat level preferences.