Mackerel in Thai Red Curry Recipe (Choo Chee) ฉู่ฉี่ – Hot Thai Kitchen

Mackerel in Thai Red Curry Recipe (Choo Chee) ฉู่ฉี่ - Hot Thai Kitchen

A delicious dish with a fun name. “Choo Chee” involves any kind of seafood dish in a rich kaffir-lime-infused red curry sauced. I’m using the meaty and flavourful mackerel, but feel free to change it up!

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Pailin “Pai” Chongchitnant is the author of the Hot Thai Kitchen cookbook, co-host of a Canadian TV series One World Kitchen on Gusto TV, and creator and host of the YouTube channel Pailin’s Kitchen.

Pai was born and raised in southern Thailand where she spent much of her “playtime” in the kitchen. She traveled to Canada to study Nutritional Sciences at the University of British Columbia, and was later trained as a chef at Le Cordon Bleu culinary school in San Francisco.

After working in both Western and Thai professional kitchens, she decided that her passion really lies in educating and empowering others to cook at home via YouTube videos, her cookbook, and cooking classes. She currently lives in Vancouver, and goes to Thailand every year to visit her family. Visit her at


  1. I made this with tilapia, and it turned out beautifully. I just cooked the tilapia directly in the sauce and skipped the pan frying. So good! I love your channel!

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