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Dining Out: Thai Cuisine

Restaurant-Specific Strategies
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Characteristics:

Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options.
Common Ingredients:

These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citrus fruits, fish, chicken, and fresh vegetables. They’re often light in fats and meats, and heavier in noodles and vegetables.
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Healthy Finds:
The Big Tip:

 
Watch out for Sator Beans! They’re very much an acquired taste, one that will stay with you for hours, tainting everything you eat with a pungent odor—not pleasant if you’re not prepared for it!
Substitution Ideas:

 Try This Skip That
Request vegetable oil  Food made in lard or coconut oil
Chicken Duck
Fresh Spring rolls Fried Spring rolls
Steamed rice Fried rice
Hot & sour soup Coconut-based soup
 Steamed rice noodles Fried noodles

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