Top 10 Thai Food by Foreigners

The Office of the National Culture Commission announced the top ten Thai dishes best liked by foreigners. In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreigner Affairs, the Office had conducted a survey of Thai restaurants all over the world to find out ten favourite Thai dishes of foreigners. In the survey 1,000 Thai restaurant around the world were asked to fill in a questionnaire. However, only 500 restaurants which have Thai chefs and offer the authentic Thai food were qualified for being taken into consideration.

The results were the top ten Thai dishes which are listed below in order of their percentages of popularity:

spicy soup with prawns and lemongrass
1. Spicy Soup with Prawn and Lemon Grass

[tom yum koong] 99%

green curry chicken
2. Green Curry with Chicken

[kang kaew wan kai] 85%

thai stir-fried noodle with prawns
3. Stir-Fried Rice Noodle with Shrimp

[pad thai koong] 70%

fried meat with basil leaves
4. Fried Meat with basil leaves

[pad ka-prao] 52%

red curry with roasted duck
5. Red Curry with Roasted Duck

[kang phed ped yang] 50%

coconut milk soup with chicken
6. Coconut Milk Soup with Chicken

[tom kha kai] 47%

thai grilled beef salad
7. Thai Grilled Beef Salad

[yum neur yang] 45%

chicken satay
8. Pork or Chicken Satay

[moo or kai satay] 43%

stir fried chicken with cashew nuts
9. Stir-Fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts

[kai pad med ma-manug] 42%

panaeng curry
10. Panaeng Curry

[kang panaeng] 39%

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