How Many Syns In Thai Green Curry Paste? Is It High In Syns On Slimming World?
If your looking for an easy dinner, you might be tempted to whip up a Thai green curry with some Thai green curry paste, but how many syns does this spice paste have on the slimming world, is it high in syns?
Thai green curry paste has between 1-3 syns for a 50g serving making it low in syns, we recommend measuring out your portion of this paste to stay on track with your syns.
To find out more about the syns in Thai green curry paste we've put together a syn guide below which will discuss why Thai green curry paste has syns, some syn values, low syn alternatives and how to make your own SW-friendly Thai green curry at home.
Why Does Thai Green Curry Paste Have Syns?
At 1-3 syns for 50g, Thai green curry paste is quite low in syns, this spice paste has syns since it contains oil which is what adds to the calories, some pastes are also quite high in sugar.
For example, Blue Dragon Thai green curry paste has 3-4g of fat for 50g and 5g of sugar in this small portion. To stay on track with syns, always weigh out your portion of this paste.
Thai Green Curry Paste Syn Values
Thai green curry paste has varying syns from brand to brand according to how much oil it contains and other added ingredients, we've listed some popular syn values down below to help you stay on track.
Blue Dragon Thai Green Curry Paste 285g - 3 syns for 50g.
Tesco Green Thai Curry Paste 200g - 1.5 syns.
Asda Green Thai Curry Paste 200g - 1 syn.
Lidl Thai Green Curry Paste 200g - 1 syn.
Sainsbury's Inspired to Cook Thai Inspired Green Curry Spice Paste 180g - 2 syns.
Ice Kitchen Thai Green Curry Paste 2 x 72g - 2 syns.
Co Op Thai Green Curry Paste 220g - 3.5 syns.
Thai Gold Thai Green Curry Paste 113g - 2.5 syns.
The Coconut Kitchen Easy Thai Green Curry Paste 130g - 5 syns.
Low Syn Alternatives To Thai Green Curry Paste
If you find Thai green curry paste to be too high in syns, we've got plenty of other low-syn alternatives for you to check out below for making an easy flavorful curry.
Blue Dragon Thai Red Curry Paste 285G - 3.5 syns.
Tesco Red Thai Curry Paste 200G - 1.5 syns.
Tesco Massaman Curry Paste 200G - 2 syns.
Holy Cow! Delhi Tikka Masala Curry Sauce - 8 syns per 100g.
Jamie Oliver Korma Curry Paste 180G - 4.5 syns.
Jamie Oliver Tikka Masala Curry Paste 180G - 4.5 syns.
Blue Dragon Thai Red Paste Pot For Two 50G - 8 syns.
Bay's Kitchen Tikka Masala Low Fodmap Stir-in Sauce - 4 syns per 100g.
Meridian Free From Tikka Masala Sauce - 5 syns per 100g.
Jamie Oliver Madras Curry Paste 180G - 4 syns.
Our SW Thai Green Curry Paste
If you are craving a Thai green curry but want to avoid spending too many syns, we've got a great SW recipe for you to check out below which only has 3.5 syns a serving.
One courgette sliced and one carrot thinly.
Two teaspoons of fish sauce.
Two tablespoons of Thai green curry paste.
Handful of frozen peas.
225g of frozen prawns.
300ml of low-syn coconut milk.
Low cal spray oil.
Begin by spraying your wok with some spray, add in your paste and fry off for a few minutes then add in your coconut milk plus the fish sauce and veggies, allow the carrot to become tender.
Now add in your prawns and peas and simmer until all is cooked through, top with coriander and enjoy!
To conclude, Thai green curry paste is low in syns having between 1-3 syns a serving making it a great way to boost flavour in curries, we would suggest weighing out your paste to stay on track with your syns and choosing pastes with less oil to reduce fat content.
Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.