Creamy Thai Nachos
|Categories:||Salsas, Chips, Quick & Easy, Poultry Appetizers|
|1 Tbsp||vegetable or canola oil|
|1 lb||ground turkey, chicken or pork|
|1 3/4 oz||box red curry paste, divided|
|1 Tbsp||fish sauce|
|1 bunch||scallions(6 or so), sliced white and green - but keep separated|
|13 1/2 oz||can coconut milk, divided|
|1 Tbsp||fresh squeezed lime juice|
|2 tsp||brown sugar|
|13 1/2 oz||bag tortilla chips, plain or lime flavored|
|1 medium||green bell pepper, diced|
|1 medium||ripe tomato, diced|
|8 oz||pkg. shredded cheddar or mexican cheese|
|1/4 c||chopped cilantro|
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DirectionsPreheat the oven to 400^. Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet then add the ground meat, 1 Tablespoon of the curry, fish sauce and scallions.
Stir fry until curry is dissolved.Add 1/2 cup of the coconut milk, stirring mixture frequently, cook over medium high heat until meat is done, and sauce is thickened. Remove meat mixture to a plate. Set asideTo the same skillet(do not clean out), add 1 Tablespoon of curry and remaining coconut milk. Bring mixture to a boil and add the lime juice and sugar;stirring frequently, cook until curry is dissolved and sauce is thickened.Line a cookie sheet or oven proof serving platter with the chips.
Top chips evenly with the meat mixture, diced bell pepper, tomato, green parts of the scallions and coconut curry sauce. Sprinkle with cheese and bake until cheese melts, about 5 minutes.
Sprinkle with cilantro and serve immediately.