Jungle Curry of Guinea Fowl

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
Thai Food and Cooking

By Judy Bastyra and Becky Johnson

Published 2011

  • About

A traditional wild food country curry from the North-Central Region of Thailand, this dish can be made using any game, fish or chicken. Guinea fowl is not typical of Thai cuisine, but is a popular and widely available game bird in the West.


  • 1 guinea fowl or similar game bird
  • 15 ml/1 tbsp vegetable oil


  1. Cut up the guinea fowl, remove and discard the skin, then take all the meat off the bones. Chop the meat into bitesize pieces and set aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan and add the curry paste. Stir-fry over a medium heat for 30 seconds, until the paste gives off its aroma.

  3. Add the fish sauce and the guinea fowl meat and stir-