main dish, 20min

Panang Curry

Panang, Penang or Phanaeng curry, everything is possible. This dish comes from the island of the same name, Penang, in Malaysia.


Panang curry is a light curry with notes of lime and lemon. Panang curry is usually prepared with meat. You can also use chicken or shrimp.


For 2 people:

  • Koh Thai Panang curry : 2 tbsp
  • Koh Thai coconut milk : 1 can
  • Steak : 200 g
  • Koh Thai fish sauce : 1 tbsp
  • Bimi : 200 g
  • Pandan or Jasmine rice : 150 g

Preparation method

Step 1: Boil the rice according to the method of preparation of the packaging. Cut the beef into strips. Heat some oil in a pan and stir-fry the meat briefly. Remove from the pan and set aside.


Step 2: Fry the curry paste in a tablespoon of oil. Then add the can of coconut milk and 50 ml of water and bring to the boil. Grill the bimi in the meantime.


Step 3: Add the beef to the pan together with the fish sauce and warm up. Serve the Panang curry with the cooked rice and grilled bimi.


Variation: replace the beef for chicken fillet or tofu.