Spicy Shrimps salad (Yam Koong)

Spicy Prawn Salad or in Thai called "Yam Kung"

  • 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.
  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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    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?
    I'm really glad you I found your site. Lovely food, and I can now go to you for advice on Thai food.