Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen
School Prawns Wok Tossed In Shrimp Paste: Tom Kho Danh
Total:
30 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 10 1/2 ounces/300 g small tiger prawns, heads and legs trimmed
  • 3 cloves garlic, diced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced red shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon shrimp paste, mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 chiles, finely sliced
  • 4 spring onions, sliced into 1 1/2-inch/ 4 cm lengths
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Fresh coriander (cilantro), for serving
Marinade
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder

Directions

In a hot wok, add the prawns and stir fry until prawns begin to change color. Add garlic, red shallots, pepper, shrimp paste, chile and spring onions and stir-fry for a further minute. Garnish with coriander (cilantro) and chile.

For the marinade: In a mixing bowl, combine the sugar, fish sauce, and chile powder and marinate the prawns for 20 minutes.

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