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Nam Prik Kapi – Shrimp Paste and Chili Dip Recipe

Nam Prik Kapi - Shrimp Paste and Chili Dip

Nam Prik Kapi – Shrimp Paste and Chili Dip Recipe

Ingredients :

  • 1 tablespoon dried prawns or shrimp, soaked in warm water for 10 minutes and drained
  • 5 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 4-6 bird’s-eye chilies
  • 1 tablespoon dried shrimp paste, roasted
  • 1 teaspoon shaved palm sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 2-3 tablespoons lime juice

Method :

Grind dried shrimp, garlic and chilies together. Add shrimp paste, palm sugar, fish sauce and lime juice and mix well to obtain 1/4 cup of dip. Serve with raw or cooked vegetables and fried or grilled fish.

Preparation time : 15 mins

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Source :
Authentic Recipes from Thailand
by Sven Krauss, Laurent Ganguillet and Vira Sanguanwong
photo by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni
introduction by William Warren

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See also Thailand Cooking “Nam Prik Thai Orn – Green Peppercorn Prawn Dip Recipe”