Thai cuisine is known for its bold and flavorful dishes, and many of them do contain some level of spiciness. However, there are plenty of delicious Thai foods that are not spicy or can be adjusted to your preferred level of heat. Here’s a list of some non-spicy Thai foods:

  1. Pad Thai: A popular stir-fried noodle dish made with rice noodles, eggs, tofu or shrimp, bean sprouts, and a tangy tamarind sauce. It’s not traditionally spicy, but you can add chili flakes if you like.
  2. Pad See Ew: Flat rice noodles stir-fried with soy sauce, vegetables, and your choice of protein (usually chicken or pork). It’s not typically spicy.
  3. Mango Sticky Rice (Khao Niew Mamuang): A classic Thai dessert made with glutinous rice, fresh mango slices, and sweet coconut cream. It’s sweet and not spicy at all.
  4. Green Curry (Gaeng Kiew Wan): While green curry can be spicy, you can request a milder version when ordering. It’s made with coconut milk, vegetables, and your choice of protein.
  5. Vegetables with Gravy (Rad Na): A type of vegetable stirfry and light gravy served together with rice. It is never spicy.
  6. Chicken and Cashew Nuts (Gai Pad Med Mamuang): A stir-fried dish with chicken, cashew nuts, and vegetables in a savory sauce. It’s not typically spicy.
  7. Thai Fried Rice (Khao Pad): Fried rice made with a variety of ingredients like chicken, shrimp, vegetables, and eggs. It’s often seasoned with soy sauce served with a chili and fish sauce on the side, giving you the opportunity to make the dish as spicy or mild as you wish.
  8. Tom Kha Gai: A mild and aromatic chicken soup made with coconut milk, galangal, lemongrass, and lime leaves. It has a subtle, fragrant flavor but isn’t typically spicy.
  9. Hoy Tod: A Thai-style crispy oyster omelet made with a batter of eggs and rice flour. It’s not inherently spicy, but you can add chili sauce if you prefer some heat.
  10. Gai Yang (Grilled Chicken): Grilled chicken is marinated with a flavorful mixture of garlic, cilantro, and other seasonings. It’s not spicy unless you request it to be.
  11. Moo Krop (Fried Pork Belly): This is usually served with rice is is never spicy. But very delicious.

Remember that while you can ask for many dishes to be prepared with less or no spice, Thai cuisine often uses spices and herbs for flavor, so the dishes may still have a depth of flavor that’s different from what you’re used to. Enjoy exploring the diverse and delicious world of Thai food!

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