Spicy Shrimps salad (Yam Koong)



Spicy Prawn Salad or in Thai called "Yam Kung"

INGREDIENTS:
  • 300 gms white prawns
  • 4 thinly sliced shallots
  • 1 tbsp. finely sliced lemon grass
  • 1 tbsp. shredded young ginner
  • 9 crushed hot chillies
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. roasted chilli paste
  • Fresh vegetables : mint leaves, lettuce, spring shallots.
COOKING:
  1. Wash, shell, and vein the prawns Spoon into boiling water.  When done, remove from water and drain.
  2. Mix the shallot, ginger, chillies, roasted chilli paste, lime juice, and fish sauce together; then, add the prawns and stir.  Add the lemon grass and mix gently.
  3. Transfer onto a serving dish, serve with fresh vegetables.
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    4 comments:

    Jan said...

    Now that looks GOOD! I love the lime and the chillies and the ginger....Double yummy!!
    Great picture too!

    Tastes of Home said...

    hey Tan, this looks really good, I think I will try this :)

    Diana said...

    That looks gorgeous! What are the garnishes you used?

    shavedicesundays said...

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