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Thai Green Pork Curry

Thai Green Pork Curry excerpted from Slimming Eats Made in the Air Fryer by Siobhan Wightman.

Thai Green Pork Curry excerpted from Slimming Eats Made in the Air Fryer by Siobhan Wightman.

Thai Green Pork Curry

Siobhan Wightman
Note: Use a good brand of Thai curry paste for the best taste.
KCALS per serving 300 FAT 16.5g SAT FAT 8.7g CARBS 11.7g SUGARS 4.6g FIBRE 2.8g PROTEIN 24.7g SALT 1.5g
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Thai
Servings 4 servings


  • Air fryer


  • 455 grams (1 pound) pork shoulder steaks (trimmed of visible fat), sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • olive oil spray
  • 2–3 tablespoons Thai Green curry paste
  • 400 grams (14 ounces) can light coconut milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornflour (cornstarch)
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemongrass paste
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sweetener
  • 1 courgette (zucchini) (approx. 160g/5-3/4oz)
  • 1/2 red (bell) pepper, thinly sliced
  • 12 baby corn
  • squeeze of fresh lime juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

To serve:

  • lime wedges
  • handful of freshly chopped coriander (cilantro)
  • sliced red chillies
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts (optional)


  • Preheat the air fryer to 200°C/400°F.
  • Place the pork directly into the air fryer basket or use a foil/silicone liner that fits. Add the onion, garlic, ginger and a little salt and pepper. Spray all over with olive oil spray.
  • Air-fry for 8 minutes until the pork is cooked, tossing halfway through.
  • Add the Thai curry paste with a splash of coconut milk and stir until well combined.
  • Mix the remaining coconut milk with the cornflour and pour this over the pork with the fish sauce. Add the lemongrass paste, sweetener, courgette, red (bell) pepper and baby corn. Air-fry for 15–17 minutes.
  • Squeeze in a little juice from a fresh lime and serve with additional lime wedges, chopped coriander, sliced red chilli and chopped peanuts, if you like.


Slimming Eats by Siobhan Wightman (© 2024). Published by Yellow Kite.Recipe reprinted with permission from Slimming Eats Made in the Air Fryer by Siobhan Wightman (Yellow Kite, 2024).  
Keyword Coconut Milk, Cornstarch, fish sauce, Garlic, Lemongrass paste, Lime, Onion, Peanuts, Pork, Red bell pepper, red chilies, Siobhan Wightman, Slimming Eats Made in the Air Fryer, Thai Green curry paste, Zucchini

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