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26 of Our Favorite Thai Recipes

Skip the pricey takeout bill and learn to make your favorite Thai recipes right at home.

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Thai Peanut Chicken and NoodlesTaste of Home

Thai Peanut Chicken and Noodles

This versatile chicken recipe is very similar to chicken pad Thai but easier to make and tastes just as good. Rice noodles can be swapped with mung bean noodles or any type of egg noodles. Kristina Segarra, Yonkers, New York

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Vegetarian Pad ThaiTaste of Home

Vegetarian Pad Thai

This is a simple pad thai loaded with crisp vegetables and zesty flavor. Its quick, simple, and fresh-tasting. Colleen Doucette, Truro, Nova Scotia

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Sesame Chicken with Creamy Satay SauceTaste of Home

Sesame Chicken with Creamy Satay Sauce

These exotic skewers are surprisingly simple to make but taste like they came from an Asian restaurant. Before grilling, marinate the chicken strips in a sesame salad dressing. Kathi Jones-DelMonte, Rochester, New York

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Thai-Style BrisketTaste of Home

Thai-Style Brisket

Here's an unusual take on brisket that will have you hooked. Peanut butter, soy, crisp-tender veggies and zesty seasonings give it the authentic Thai flavor we crave. Teri Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan

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Thai Red Curry Chicken & VegetablesTaste of Home

Thai Red Curry Chicken & Vegetables

The key to this curry chicken is getting complex flavors without heaviness. For the veggies, I like colorful pea pods, sweet red peppers and water chestnuts. David Dahlman, Chatsworth, California

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Thai Chicken Lettuce WrapsTaste of Home

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This recipe is so flavorful and fresh tasting. The teachers and staff at my school love it because it's fun to put together. Laureen Pittman, Riverside, California

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Saucy Thai Beef NoodlesTaste of Home

Saucy Thai Beef Noodles

This stir-fry has been a family favorite for some time. I like to double the recipe and add extra vegetables. Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin

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Simple Shrimp Pad ThaiTaste of Home

Simple Shrimp Pad Thai

Here's my shortcut version of pad thai. Stir in soy sauce and brown sugar, add a sprinkle of cilantro and roasted peanutsno one will guess the secret ingredient is marinara sauce. Erin Chilcoat, Central Islip, New York

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Veggie Thai Curry SoupTaste of Home

Veggie Thai Curry Soup

My go-to Thai restaurant inspired this curry soup. Shiitake mushrooms are my favorite, but any fresh mushroom will work. Fresh basil and lime add a burst of bright flavors. Tre Balchowsky, Sausalito, California

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Thai Pasta with Spicy Peanut SauceTaste of Home

Thai Pasta with Spicy Peanut Sauce

We love how the whole wheat pasta and crisp, raw vegetables blend with the rich and creamy peanut sauce. The addition of fresh lime juice really brightens the flavor of the dish. Some eat it hot, but my husband and I prefer to wait until it's closer to room temperature. Donna McCallie, Lake Park, Florida

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Thai Coconut BeefTaste of Home

Thai Coconut Beef

My husband and I love Thai food, but going out on weeknights can be challenging with busy schedules. I wanted to create a Thai-inspired dinner that could double as an easy lunch the following day. The beef is fantastic in this dish, but chicken or pork would be equally delicious! Ashley Lecker, Green Bay, Wisconsin

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Thai Chicken & SlawTaste of Home

Thai Chicken & Slaw

This recipe is foolproof and well worth the prep time. Kids love the sweetness of the honey, and I serve the slaw on the side so my vegetarian friends can enjoy it, too.Karen Norris, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Shrimp Pad Thai SoupTaste of Home

Shrimp Pad Thai Soup

Pad thai is one of my favorite dishes, but it is often loaded with extra calories. This soup is a healthier option that has all the flavor of traditional versions. Julie Merriman, Seattle, Washington.

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Thai Chicken CasseroleTaste of Home

Thai Chicken Casserole

When my family goes out, I can count on someone ordering chicken pad thai. I decided to make an easy version at home. Top it with a sprinkle of peanuts and cilantro. Sandra Dombek, Camillus, New York

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Thai Red Chicken CurryTaste of Home

Thai Red Chicken Curry

I re-created a favorite dish from a restaurant, and now I cook it almost weekly for my family. On a busy night, frozen stir-fry veggies really speed things up. Mary Shenk, DeKalb, Illinois

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Thai Spinach Beef SaladTaste of Home

Thai Spinach Beef Salad

Here's a main-dish salad that's just plain fun to eat. It's crunchy, beefy and has a little kick. Best of all, it's good for you. Janet Dingler, Cedartown, Georgia

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Thai Chicken Pasta SaladTaste of Home

Thai Chicken Pasta Salad

I combined several recipes to come up with my healthier twist on traditional pad thai. My version has only one-third the sodium of frozen versions you find in the store. Beth Dauenhauer, Pueblo, Colorado

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Colorful Shrimp Pad ThaiTaste of Home

Colorful Shrimp Pad Thai

Bright, fresh veggie flavors, a splash of tart lime juice, the crunch of peanuts and a hint of heat make this healthy and beautiful shrimp stir-fry a real standout! Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Thai Chicken ThighsTaste of Home

Thai Chicken Thighs

These very tender and moist chicken thighs come with a tangy peanut butter sauce that is irresistible. Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Thai Beef Stir-FryTaste of Home

Thai Beef Stir-Fry

A distinctive peanut sauce complements this colorful combination of tender sirloin strips, cauliflower, carrots, broccoli and mushrooms. I like to dish it up over spaghetti, but you could use fried noodles instead. Janice Fehr,Austin, Manitoba

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Vegetable Pad ThaiTaste of Home

Vegetable Pad Thai

Classic flavors of Thailand abound in this fragrant and flavorful dish featuring peanuts, tofu and noodles. New to tofu? It gives the entree its satisfying protein, for a delicious way to introduce it to your diet. Sara Landry, Brookline, Massachusetts

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Thai Chicken Peanut NoodlesTaste of Home

Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles

My husband loves the spicy Thai flavors in this speedy, simple dish and often breaks out the chopsticks for a more immersive experience. Jennifer Fisher, Austin, Texas

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Thai Shrimp PastaTaste of Home

Thai Shrimp Pasta

I came up with this recipe while my son was home from the Navy. He loves Thai food, and I wanted to make something special but simple. There wasnt a noodle left in the bowl. Jana Rippee, Casa Grande, Arizona

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Thai Chicken Stir-FryTaste of Home

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry

Instead of having takeout at lunch, why not whip up this delicious meal? Thanks to the convenient frozen veggies, you can enjoy this Thai recipe in minutes. Sally Bailey, Wooster, Ohio

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Thai Chicken LinguineTaste of Home

Thai Chicken Linguine

When Im feeding a crowd, I multiply this Thai-inspired chicken with pasta and snow peas. The merrymaking begins when everybody digs in, even the kids. Teri Rumble, Jensen Beach, Florida

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Shrimp Pad ThaiTaste of Home

Shrimp Pad Thai

You can make this yummy Thai classic in no time. Find fish sauce and chili garlic sauce in the Asian foods aisle of your grocery store. Elise Ray, Shawnee, Kansas

Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

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