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Delicious Pork Jungle Curry the whole family will love

An easy to prepare and tasty Thai inspired curry that will suit the whole family.

You could use chicken or beef instead of pork if you prefer. Adjust the level of chilli to suit you and your family’s tastes.

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This recipe contains 424 calories per serve.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins

Ingredients (Makes 4 servings):

  • 1 cup basmati rice, uncooked (180 grams)
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil (10 mls)
  • 600 grams pork fillet, diced
  • 1 brown onion, diced (100 grams)
  • 4 tsp red curry paste (16 grams)
  • 4 tsp fresh lemongrass, finely chopped (16 grams)
  • 4 tsp fresh ginger, minced (16 grams)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced (6 grams)
  • 1 small red chilli, diced (10 grams)
  • 2 cups liquid chicken stock, salt reduced (500 mls)
  • 2 kaffir lime leaf, sliced (0.5 grams)
  • 1 cups tinned bamboo shoots, drained (230 grams)
  • 1 cups green beans, sliced in half (120 grams)
  • 1 & 1/3 tbsp whole black peppercorns (16 grams)
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce (15 mls)
  • 4 tbsp fresh basil leaves (15 grams)


  • Cook rice according to packet directions.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add pork and onion and stir fry for a few minutes to brown the pork and start cooking the onion.
  • Add the curry paste, lemongrass, ginger, garlic, and chilli. Stir to combine well and cook for a couple of minutes or until the mix is very fragrant.
  • Add the stock and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  • Add kaffir lime leaves, bamboo shoots, green beans, peppercorns, and fish sauce.
  • Stir to combine and simmer for another 5-10 minutes or until pork is tender and cooked through.
  • Divide rice between four bowls and top with an even amount of the pork curry and sauce.
  • Sprinkle over fresh basil leaves to serve.
  • Leftover curry can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

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