Mackerel Jungle Curry

Mackerel Jungle Curry

Updated: Sep 13, 2018

Serves 4-6 people - Quick and Easy

Mackerel Jungle Curry

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes

Difficulty: Quick and Easy


35g Mae Jum Jungle Curry Paste - Order your Mae Jum Paste

260g Smoked Mackerel

110g Green Beans

40g Mixed Chillies

70g Baby Corn

60g Carrots

120g Bamboo Shoots

70g Peas eggplant

5-7 Kaffir Lime Leaves

800g Water

Seasoning (to taste)

2 tbsp Fish Sauce (or soy sauce for a lighter taste or to avoid fish allergies)

1 tbsp Palm Sugar (light brown sugar or coconut sugar)


  1. Chop the green beans into 2 inch pieces

  2. Pick the pea eggplants of there branches.

  3. Slice the carrots and mixed chillies

  4. Chop the corn in half.

  5. Slice the Mackerel into 3 inch slices

Cooking Instructions

1. Add 200g of water and the Jungle Curry Paste into a large saucepan and bring to a light boil, blend the paste until sauce is smooth.

2. Add a further 200g of water and continue to blend.

3. Add the fish sauce and palm sugar to taste.

TIP: You may wish to do this at the end, rather than at this stage. It will depend on what other ingredients you plan to add.

4. Add the mackerel, bamboo shoots and 200g of water into the saucepan and let it cook for 2 minutes.

5. Add the carrots, baby corn, green beans and pea eggplant into the saucepan and cook for a further 3-5 minutes.

6. Lastly, add the mixed chillies and the kaffir lime leaves. Then turn off the heat.

7. Serve hot with freshly made Thai fragrance rice.

8. Enjoy, it's delicious.

Making the perfect Thai curry

Principals of Thai Cuisine

THAI HERBS AND SPICES                          Simply Thai, Simply Delicious

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