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Thai Lettuce Cups with Red Curry Potatoes

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Potato Type: Russet
Cuisine: Asian

Dish

AppetizerSide DishMain Dish

Prep Time

20 Mins

Cook Time

15 Mins

Serving

Serves 6

Description

This Thai-influenced dish combines savory curry roasted potatoes with crunchy fresh vegetables and a light dressing. Thai red curry paste and fish sauce (nam pla) can be found in the Asian section of supermarkets. For a vegetarian dish, use soy sauce in place of the fish sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Thai red curry paste
  • 12 ounces red potatoes, quartered lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/2- inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup packed golden brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce (nam pla) or soy sauce
  • 6 butter lettuce leaves
  • 1 large carrot, peeled, grated
  • 12 cilantro sprigs
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint leaves

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF. Stir oil and curry paste to blend in large bowl.
  2. Add potatoes and toss to coat. Spread potatoes out on heavy large rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Roast potatoes until golden and tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, stir lime juice, sugar and nam pla to blend in small bowl for sauce.
  5. Arrange lettuce leaves on platter.
  6. Top with carrots, cilantro, green onions and mint, dividing evenly.
  7. Spoon potatoes into cups. Serve, passing sauce separately.

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

172.2

Fat

2.4g

Sodium

419.6mg

Vitamin C

24.1mg

Carbohydrates

36.3g

Fiber

2.4g

Protein

2.3g

Potassium

158.2mg

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