Wondering what to Pair with Thai Curry? 7 Tasty Side Dishes

Wondering what to Pair with Thai Curry? 7 Tasty Side Dishes

Are you craving the bold flavours of Thai curry but unsure what to serve along with it? Look no further! At Moi Soi, we understand the importance of complementing the rich and aromatic taste of Thai curry with the perfect side dishes. Whether you're indulging in a comforting bowl of Thai red curry or savouring the vibrant flavours of Thai green curry, we've curated a list of seven delicious side dishes to complete your meal.

For Thai Red Curry:

1. Thai Basil Fried Rice

Take your taste buds to the streets of Bangkok with a fragrant serving of Thai basil fried rice. Packed with aromatic Thai basil, crunchy vegetables, and jasmine rice, this dish is the perfect addition to spicy Thai red curry. The subtle sweetness of the rice balances the heat of the curry, creating a harmonious blend of flavours that will leave you wanting more.

2. Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

You can satisfy your cravings with tender and flavorful chicken satay served with creamy peanut sauce. Marinated with a blend of Thai spices and coconut milk, these juicy skewers go perfectly with the bold flavour of red Thai curry. Dip each chicken piece into the sauce for a blast of flavourful and nutty richness, and enjoy your Thai dinner to the fullest.

3. Papaya Salad 

Add a refreshing and crunchy addition to your Thai red curry meal with a vibrant papaya salad. Made with shredded green papaya, cherry tomatoes, green beans, peanuts, and a tangy dressing, this traditional Thai salad provides a delightful contrast to the rich and spicy curry. Each bite gives a blast of freshness and zing, complementing the curry's strong flavours.

For Green Thai Curry:

1. Coconut Lime Quinoa

Serve coconut lime quinoa alongside Thai green curry to enhance the tropical flavours. This nutritious grain dish gives a refreshing touch to the meal with its light, fluffy texture and blend of creamy coconut milk and tangy lime zest. The coconut's gentle sweetness perfectly balances the curry's strong spices, giving a harmonic flavour profile that will leave you fulfilled and satisfied.

2. Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Enjoy your dining experience with tasty grilled shrimp skewers, a delicious side dish that works perfectly with Thai green curry. These soft prawn skewers are marinated in a combination of scented herbs and spices before being grilled to perfection, adding a smokey flavour that enhances the curry's fragrant and spicy overtones. Each bite is an explosion of juicy sweetness that will leave you craving more.

3. Stir-Fried Vegetables with Hot Garlic Sauce

Add a burst of colour and freshness to your Thai green curry meal with a side of stir-fried vegetables and our special hot garlic sauce. Crisp and vibrant vegetables, such as bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, and snap peas, are stir-fried to perfection and coated in the savoury garlic sauce. The crunchy texture and bold flavours of the vegetables provide a delightful contrast to the creamy and aromatic curry.

4. Chicken Side Dish

Add a burst of flavour and protein to your Thai green curry meal with a side of chicken and one of our special sauces. Tender, succulent pieces of chicken can be paired with a rich Manchurian sauce or a savoury black bean sauce. The juicy chicken and bold, flavorful sauces complement the creamy and aromatic green curry, creating a satisfying and delicious combination.


In conclusion, when you prepare a delicious bowl of Thai curry, consider pairing it with these delectable side dishes for a truly memorable dining experience. Whether you opt for the bold flavours of Thai red curry or the vibrant notes of Thai green curry, these tasty dishes will enhance the overall meal and leave you longing for more. So why wait? Explore our wide range of Thai curries, sauces and ready to eat food and enjoy a delicious meal today!

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