9 Recipes for Your Favorite Thai Takeout Dishes

By F&W Editors Posted March 31, 2016

Thai takeout without the wait.

Give a man a Seamless account and he’ll eat Thai food for a day. But teach a man how to make Thai food and he’ll eat pad Thai forever! Here, the best recipes for Thai takeout classics that are easy to make at home.

1. Pad Thai 

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This homemade version of a Thai takeout standby is incredibly flavorful thanks to tangy fish sauce, sweet-and-sour tamarind, tart vinegar and rich palm sugar.

2. Gingery Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce 

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Delicious and versatile, you can also make this recipe with thinly sliced beef or pork or whole, shelled shrimp.

3. Drunken Noodles 

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Crispy tofu takes the spotlight in this almost vegetarian noodle dish.

4. Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup 

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We've deviated slightly from the classic version of a popular Thai soup here by adding rice to make it more substantial.

5. Penang Beef Curry 

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The hanger steak in this spicy curry is melt-in-your-mouth tender.

6. Spicy Green Papaya Salad 

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For this Thai classic, Andy Ricker uses a mortar and pestle to pound crunchy raw green beans with a piquant mix of chiles, garlic, fish sauce and lime juice. He then tosses in crisp strips of unripened papaya.

7. Pad See Yew 

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This vegetarian take on the Thai street-food staple replaces the usual pork, chicken or beef with shrimp and bok choy.

8. Thai Red Curry with Chicken, Red Peppers and Bamboo Shoots 

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Ready in just 30 minutes, this creamy curry is great served over rice or noodles.

9. Vegetarian Green Coconut Curry with Quinoa 

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Quinoa isn’t a traditional takeout curry accompaniment, but it soaks up the curry incredibly well, plus it’s healthier.


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