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Camping Recipes



By David Ortland


Thai Curry with Spam and Tofu

1-2 Tbs Mae Ploy curry paste (red, green or panang)

1 can coconut milk

2 Tbs fish sauce

1 Tbs sugar

chunk of ginger

a few cloves garlic

Veggies of your choice (sweet peppers, bamboo shoots, broccoli, peas or pea pods, etc. etc)

1 Tub tofu

1 can Spam (teriyaki is an excellent choice)



Fire up camp stove

Add oil to pot, heat, mix in curry paste, garlic, ginger and fry until fragrant.

Add a little coconut milk to make saucy.

Add tofu, spam, fish sauce, sugar, and simmer a bit.

Add rest of coconut milk, and veggies, and simmer a bit more.

If too thick, add some water or broth.


Serve with Uncle Ben's rice or any other instant rice in a pouch.

1 can turkey spam (or chicken (pieces or diced) and/or diced ham and/or diced andouille sausage/ and or shrimp) (or tofu meat like substance)
a few cloves garlic
green pepper
stalk celery
2 cans diced tomatoes
1 1/2 c rice
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp sage
1 tsp oregano
Louisiana hot sauce

Saute onion, garlic, then add meat (cook for a while if using chicken), then add celery+pepper.  Glug some hot sauce in.  Add spices, tomatoes and rice.  More hot sauce. Let simmer for about 20 minutes.  More hot sauce. 


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