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grilled prawns

Grilled Prawns (Vietnam)

1 small onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon peanut oil
1 pound jumbo shrimp or king prawns
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
Juice of 2 limes
1 tablespoon peanut butter

Mix the onion and garlic with peanut oil. Add the prawns and toss to coat. Leave to marinate for at least three hours or overnight.

Grill the prawns or broil them for about 5 ...

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Pork Simmered in Coconut Milk

Pork Simmered in Coconut Milk (Vietnamese)

1 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, with
    some fat and skin attached (see notes)
2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 small or 2 large shallots, peeled and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 tablespoon fish sauce (see note), plus more to taste
5 ounces (about 2/3 cup) canned coconut milk,
    shaken, plus mor...

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Som Tam Isan

Som Tam Isan (Papaya Salad ? Thai)

Posted by WingsFan91 at recipegoldmine.com 11/15/2001 4:45 pm

This is a typical isan (north east) dish. It can be made with or without the plara (pickled mud fish). Potential cook are warned: this ingredient mells foul! But it does taste nice.

Som tam is a basic "salad" style dish, eaten as a snack.

The pickled mud fish is sold in bottled form in AAsian markets...

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Pad Mi Korat Phet

Pad Mi Korat Phet (Hot Noodles, Korat Style ? Thai)

Posted by WingsFan91 at recipegoldmine.com 11/15/2001 3:26 pm

The route to this recipe started with a couple of requests for a "hot" version of pad Thai.

Unfortunately for those that asked, whilst you can add anything you like to pad Thai – including chiles – the result is not authentic...

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Tofu Sauce

Tofu Sauce

Source: Thai Home-Cooking – recipe by William Crawford & Kamolmal Pootaraska

1 cup palm sugar
3/4 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 serrano chiles, finely chopped
3 tablespoons roasted peanuts, ground
3 cilantro sprigs, chopped

Mix the first five ingredients in a pot and bring them to a slow boil over moderate heat...

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