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Tamarind

  • Marinated Green Beans and Baby Corn
    Recipe

    Quick-Marinated Green Beans and Baby Corn

    Marinating green beans for just a short time at room temperature fills them with loads of great flavor. If you can’t find sambal oelek, use Sriracha instead.

  • Tamarind Margaritas
    Recipe

    Tamarind Margaritas

    This is my new favorite margarita to teach and to drink. Tajín powder, a mixture of chile, salt, and citric acid, makes an interesting change from a salt rim.

  • tamarind carrot ginger dressing
    Recipe

    Tamarind-Ginger Carrot Dressing

    This dressing has a slightly mellower flavor than its close cousin, Japanese-Style Carrot-Ginger Dressing. Try it as a marinade for chicken, seafood, or pork.

  • Recipe

    Spicy Tamarind Dipping Sauce

    Tamarind’s sour flavor is prized in Thai cooking, and in this sauce it’s balanced by the heat of curry paste and the sweetness of honey. Look for pure tamarind paste…

  • Recipe

    Beef Rendang

    Serve this aromatic Malaysian specialty with jasmine or basmati rice. You can also enjoy it with bread, using it as a filling for pita, naan, tortillas, or any other flatbread.…

  • Recipe

    Grilled Tamarind Chicken Tacos

    In these tacos, chicken thighs are marinated in sweet-sour tamarind soda, garlic, and soy sauce, and then rubbed with a coriander-chile spice rub. The tacos are great garnished with chopped…

  • Recipe

    Tamarind Date Chutney

    Chutneys run the gamut from thin and smooth to thick and chunky. This smooth chutney, which balances the tartness of tamarind with the sweetness of dates, is a delicious accompaniment…

  • Recipe

    Authentic Pad Thai

    This classic stir-fry of rice noodles, tofu, dried shrimp, and colorful garnishes is a street-food staple in Thailand, and surprisingly easy to make at home. If you can’t find tamarind,…

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    Green Papaya Salad

    There are many versions of this spicy north-eastern Thai vegetable salad that is traditionally made, crushed and dressed in a wooden pestle and mortar. Green papaya salad is always eaten…

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