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Simply Ming; Green Curry Paste

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Simply Ming
Green Curry Paste
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Ironically, Americans tend to complicate their lives in an effort to simplify them. In SIMPLY MING, chef Ming Tsai helps make the yearning for a more manageable lifestyle a reality. Tsai, experienced in classical French, new American and Pan-Asian cuisine, first introduced viewers to his unique blend of global culinary traditions in his Food Network series, East Meets West With Ming Tsai. In this new series for public television, Tsai provides a repertoire of very simple recipes which viewers can integrate into numerous dishes. Each of his flavor-packed sauces, salsas, pastes, rubs, stocks, syrups and doughs consists of fewer than seven ingredients, and each requires no more than 20 minutes to prepare. Guest include Martin Yan, Todd English, Jody Adams, Gordon Hamersley, Jasper White and others. 2004. Series release date: 2004

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Guest Chef: Aaron Sanchez

One of the earliest convenience foods, Thai Curry Paste was created centuries ago to provide lots of flavor in a ready-to-use form. This master recipe can be easily combined with everyday ingredients -elevating your favorite meats, vegetables, fish, and pasta into instant and delicious curry dishes. In Thailand, the color of the paste often indicates the ingredients that dominate it, and a Green Curry Paste like Ming's is packed with aromatic green herbs such as basil and cilantro, plus mint for a bit of sweetness. With its transforming herb and curry flavor, Ming whips up Green Curry Chicken Noodles, a simple one-wok stir-fry that features the mellow flavor of rice noodles with the spicy green chile of the curry. Ming then heads to Noodle Alcove in Boston's Chinatown to check out what goes into the art of hand pulling fresh noodles. Back in the studio, the paste serves as a dynamic marinade for Grilled Green Curry-Marinated Salmon and Eggplant Steaks. The paste also provides an added boost to the simple flavor of ground chicken meat in Ming's Green Curry Chicken Burger. Lastly, Ming provides a wonderful, hearty dish for the cold winter months: Spicy Green Curry Rock Shrimp Gumbo. But it's not just a flavor for Indian food lovers, as Latin chef extraordinaire, Aaron Sanchez, proves when he joins Ming in the studio to create his "Mole Meets Curry" dish.

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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