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Title: Which Thai Dish is Healthy to Eat at a Restaurant in Hong Kong


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WHICH THAI DISH IS HEALTHY TO EAT AT A
RESTAURANT IN HONG KONG?
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Healthy food is not delicious This is a myth
and everyone believes it. But this blog will get
your understanding right about the food that is
healthy and tasty at the same time. Thai food is
one that falls under the category of healthy
foods without even compromising on its taste. So,
if you are a fitness freak individual, you would
want to eat healthy not just at home but also at
a restaurant. Going out and expecting a healthy
meal is next to impossible- this is exactly the
thought most people carry. But the truth is you
can eat and relish the healthiest and the
finger-licking food that too at a budget-friendly
prices at the best Thai restaurant in Hong Kong
i.e., Mint and Basil, Tung Chung. So, Mint and
Basil is the place that takes your worry away and
gives you not just clean, fresh, and healthy food
but also the serene, relaxing ambiance to eat
it. Whether you want to enjoy your favorite food
with your colleagues, friends, or family, Mint
and Basil has got you covered. If you are at a
Thai restaurant and you are wanting to eat just
healthy and light, then I must tell you that you
are at a right place. Why? Because Thai food is
the healthiest among others- says the
science. So, whether you order Tom, Yam, Tam, or
Gaeng, Thai food is the one you will never regret
ordering at a Thai restaurant in Hong
Kong. Normally, Thai food falls into four
categories i.e., boiled dishes, spicy salads,
pounded foods, and curries respectively.
Cuisines falling in each of the above categories
are cooked lightly, therefore the nutrients of
every ingredient is retained, hence it makes the
food healthy, light, and at the same time
delicious. So, if you are in Hong Kong, Mint and
Basil is the place you must visit and order the
best Thai food ever.
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TRADITIONAL THAI FOOD
Thai cuisines are generally healthy and largely
cooked using lean proteins, vegetables, fresh
herbs, and spices. Some Thai dishes are also
high in refined carbs and may even contain
deep-fried foods, high amounts of salt, and
added sugar. But everything is added in perfect
quantity giving you all five Thai flavours
sweet, sour, bitter, and salty. Now, lets see
the Thai dishes that are healthy and you can
order at a Thai restaurant. SOM TUM This dish
tops the list for a reason. Som Tum is a Papaya
salad which is a great appetizer to a heavy
meal. This dish is healthy and light on stomach.
Many Thai dishes contain fried or grilled meat so
it is better to start off with something
light. If you are really inclined and wish to eat
super healthy, then you can even order your
papaya salad with salad rolls or satay.
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TOM YUM SOUP
  • Thai cuisines are generally healthy and largely
    cooked using lean proteins, vegetables, fresh
    herbs, and spices.
  • Some Thai dishes are also high in refined carbs
    and may even contain deep-fried foods, high
    amounts of salt, and added sugar. But everything
    is added in perfect quantity giving you all five
    Thai flavours sweet, sour, bitter, and salty.
  • Now, lets see the Thai dishes that are healthy
    and you can order at a Thai restaurant.

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GREEN CURRY
Thai curries are normally made by adding herbs,
spices, fish sauce, lots of green vegetables,
protein such as tofu. The curries are made from
curry paste, coconut milk, water, fruits, herbs,
and some aromatic leaves. Compared to other Thai
curries, green curry is very fragrant because it
is made from herbs, aromatics in the curry
paste. If we compare red Thai curry with the
green curry, latter is more fragrant, creamy,
sweet, and salty. Thai curries are really
delicious and healthy but at the same time these
are also really filling. So, you might not order
anything else after it. But you may want to save
some for the lunch or the next meal. PHAD
THAI This Thai dish is relatively simple to make
and it has nothing negative for your health. It
is made with thin rice noodles, eggs, onions,
bean sprouts, and fresh ground peanuts all mixed
in a tamarind sauce. Each and every ingredient
used is healthy, really good for those who look
forward to eating healthy at a Thai restaurant
in Hong Kong.
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SATAY
  • If you get some grilled meat on a stick, you can
    load it up with protein and also avoid oils that
    usually come with the fryer.
  • Satay makes for a great appetizer, irrespective
    of what it comes with, chicken, or prawns.
  • Satay with a side of Thai ginger green salad is a
    whole meal in itself. It gives you a
    well-balanced meal. So, this Thai dish also
    makes to the list of healthiest Thai dishes.

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WHAT MAKES THAI MEAL SO HEALTHY?
Thai meal contains a healthy balance of fats,
proteins, and carbs. Thai meals also feature a
variety of non-starchy vegetables which are a
rich source of fiber, minerals, and vitamins. The
method of cooking used to make Thai food is
exactly what makes the food so delicious and
healthy. Other than that, credit goes to the
ingredients used in almost every Thai cuisine.
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THAI INGREDIENTS
TURMERIC Turmeric is related to the Ginger
family. and native to Asia. Around the world,
turmeric is used in the dried form and even in
Thailand it is used in many Thai
dishes. Turmeric is also an anti-inflammatory
agent. This ingredient not only protects
platelets in the blood but also improves the
blood circulation. Not just this, it also helps
in fighting bacterial infections. It is also a
powerful antioxidant which protects skin from
pimples, acnes, and can also speed up the
healing of damaged skin.
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KAFFIR LIME LEAVES
Kaffir lime leaves also have antioxidant
properties which help in purifying the blood. It
also improves digestive system and keeps the
dental and oral health intact. The kaffir lime
leaves are the basic flavors that are used in
Thai foods. This plant is also known for
cleansing the mind and the body by everting
evils. Thai dishes are made by using only fresh
herbs which are in their natural forms. This is
the best part of Thai food.
10
GARLIC
You name a dish and you will find this ingredient
in every Thai cuisine. Infact, not just Thai,
garlic is used in every Asian cuisine. Garlic is
not just used in Thai dishes, but in every
cuisine around the globe. Just for your kind
information, this is to add that China is the
top garlic-producing country, with the annual
production of 10 million tones and more. Garlic
offers numerous health benefits like it lowers
the blood pressure, cholesterol level and
regulates blood sugar levels. It has anti-fungal
properties, so it also helps in improving the
digestive tract, as well as boosting up your
energy.
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CHILIES
Thai dishes are mostly spiced up using chilies,
both fresh and dried, depending on the dish that
is being prepared. Just to add some knowledge,
chilies originated in South America over 6000
years ago but now these are grown and used
worldwide. Chilies, whether fresh or dried
provide great health benefits if eaten. These
can clear the sinuses and also alleviate
congestion. Chilies also help in boosting the
immune system, keeps the heart healthy and also
helps in fighting inflammation. Red chilies are
a good source of vitamin C. These hot and spicy
little fruits can also act as a natural pain
relief. Eating chilies has also been known to
prevent blood clots. So, yet, again a great
ingredient to cherish in Thai cuisines.
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CORIANDER
It is a very common ingredient used not just in
Thai food but also in Asian food items.
Coriander helps in aiding digestion, improves
the immune system, and fights against common
minor illnesses. Just like other herbs,
coriander also adds taste to the food items
besides enhancing the aroma.
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CONCLUSION
Thai food is healthy to eat and there is no doubt
about it. Ingredients, the method of cooking all
helps in making the food healthy and
delicious. So, if you crave something that is
mouth-watering, healthy, light, at the same time
satisfies not just your intent but also your
tummy, then there nothing can be better than Thai
food. So, come to Mint and Basil, the best Thai
restaurant in Hong Kong.
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