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Pat Nor Mai Farang – Stir-fried Asparagus with Shrimp Recipe

Pat Nor Mai Farang - Stir-fried Asparagus with Shrimp Recipe

Pat Nor Mai Farang – Stir-fried Asparagus with Shrimp Recipe

Ingredients :

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 10 oz (300 g) young asparagus, cut into bite-sized lengths
  • 5 oz (150 g) shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup Thai Chicken Stock
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed in 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper

Method :

  1. Heat a wok until very hot then add the oil. When oil is hot, add garlic and stir-fry until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add asparagus and shrimp and stir-fry until asparagus is just tender and shrimp turn pink, 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce and sugar Stir-fry then add Thai Chicken Stock and cornstarch mixture and simmer for 1 minute.
  3. Transfer to a plate, sprinkle with pepper and serve hot.

Note : It is important to measure out all the sauces before cooking, as this dish cooks very fast.

Serves 6
Preparation time 10 mins
Cooking time : 5 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 “Pak Bung Fai Dlaeng – Stir-fried Water Spinach Recipe”