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Thai   -   Gkoong Hah Roet (Shrimp And Toasted Sesame Seeds)   adapted from Dancing Shrimp by Kasma Loha-Unchit

  • 1 Pound Medium Shrimp
  • 2 Tablespoons Sesame Seeds
  • 5 Medium Dried Chiles -- Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 4 Tablespoons Peanut Oil
  • 3 Medium Shallot -- Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Tamarind Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon White Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Fish Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 Head Garlic -- Chopped
  • Cilantro -- Chopped
Directions Toast the sesame seed in a dry pan for 2 minutes. Remove. Saute dried chilie in oil for 1 minute. Add salt and shallots. Saute for 5 minutes. Add tamarind juice, vinegar, fish sauce and sugar. Reduce to a light syrup. Add garlic and stir in well. Add shrimp and simmer for 4 minutes or until the shrimp are done. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve over rice.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00
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