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Uses for thai dragon chiles

smokeandashes Oct 15, 2008 08:50 AM

The farmer's market has a beatiful selection of thai dragon chiles that I couldn't resist. I have a recipe for an asian style ground meat dish and a vietnamese Shrimp and Glass Noodle Salad (Nigella Lawson) but I am looking for other recipesor uses for them. Thanks for your help.

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  1. trentyzan RE: smokeandashes Oct 16, 2008 10:53 AM

    Is your recipe for larb? That and waterfall beef are easy, and you could use up the rest in nam prik that would last for a while.

    1. Rubee RE: smokeandashes Oct 16, 2008 05:43 PM

      How about salted pickled chiles? They'll keep indefinitely in the fridge and you can use a spoonful in all sorts of recipes that call for some spice.

      Recipe link and pics

      Ideas for use of salted chilis:

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        Louise RE: smokeandashes Oct 17, 2008 11:18 AM

        They are also known as 'prik kee noo'.

        The site www.thaifoodandtravel.com has a lot of good recipes. There is a section covering ingredients, with links to recipes that use that ingredient, or you can just browse the recipes directly.

        1. mogo RE: smokeandashes Oct 17, 2008 03:39 PM

          Chop it up and add it to sweet soy sauce. Then use it as a condiment on whatever you want.
          Throw them into soups. I also like them in hot chocolate.

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