Everyday Meals

Pork & Sweet Basil Curry


A hearty dish combining flavours guaranteed to satisfy every palate

Prep time:15 mins

Cook time:10 mins

Serves: 2


  • 2 teaspoons peanut oil
  • 300g pork fillet, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Five Tastes Thai Red Curry Paste
  • 2/3 cups water
  • 165ml can coconut milk
  • ½ cup baby corn, cut into thirds
  • 1 carrot, cut into sticks
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup sweet basil leaves
  • 2/3 cup Jasmine rice, cooked


Step 1

Heat oil in a wok and cook pork for 2-3 minutes. Remove from wok and set aside.

Step 2

Reduce heat, add Five Tastes Curry Paste and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Stir in water, coconut milk, baby corn, carrot and capsicum, simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Return pork and its juices to wok with fish sauce, sugar and basil, stir well. Serve with steamed rice.

Tasty Tip!

To intensify the flavour of the basil leaves, tear them in half to release the aroma. If unable to purchase sweet Thai basil, Italian style basil may be used.

Pork  Sweet Basil Curry
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