I'm still gonna call this a one bowl wonder even though technically you need two and some cooked rice. However, you are cooking the Red Curry all in one bowl and all in the microwave, so I'm going to call it a win.  This recipe came about last year before we had a Thai restaurant in our town, now we have two but I still like making it myself.  One reason that I like to make it, sometimes they put MSG in it.  While some studies have shown there is no reaction to MSG, I think they are full of kaka.  I can tell you that I swell up, my tongue gets numb and I get slightly dizzy.  That is before I know there is MSG.  Why it's still being used, who knows.  It's also the one reason I had to stop eating Ramen, same with one of my nieces.  She cannot have MSG either.  Pretty much the same reaction I get.  Wow, that just took a right turn, didn't it.  Ok, back to the recipe at hand, Red Curry.  I love to eat red curry but then I really like yellow too but have never made a recipe for it.  Hmmm, maybe over the next couple of weeks. What I like about this recipe is the simplicity of it.  Pour it in, whip it up, heat and done.  I think you will like it too!
Serves: 2


1 can Coconut Milk
2 TBSP Red Curry Paste
1/2 cup Red Bell Pepper, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup Bamboo Shoots, julienned 
Fresh Basil leafs
1 cup Chicken or Vegetable broth
1 tsp crushed ginger
1/2 tsp crushed garlic
1 tsp Fish Sauce (or leave out if vegetarian) 
1 1/2 TBSP Soy Sauce
1/2 tsp crushed red chili peppers in Chili oil (Optional)
Lemongrass (Optional)
1/2 cup Tofu, Chicken or Shrimp (Optional)
1/2 cup Spinach or Bok Choy (Optional)
1/4 cup Carrots, julienned (Optional)
1/4 cup Water chestnuts (Optional)

2 cups cook rice of your choice

Shake the can of Coconut milk really well before opening
In large microwavable bowl, mix the coconut milk and broth
Heat coconut milk and 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth in microwave for 2 1/2 minutes
Gently stir
Heat 2 minutes
Gently stir, Stir in the Red Curry paste
Heat 2 minutes
Stir in vegetables, Tofu, and seasonings (and any other options)
Heat 2 minutes, Stir
Heat 2 minutes
Very carefully remove from Microwave
Add Fresh Basil and let sit 2 minutes
Serve over hot rice

Do not heat for the full 10 1/2 minutes as it will bubble over

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Nutritional information obtained using CalorieCount.com. The high calories in this recipe are due to the rice.