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Tam Ra Ahan Thai (Thai Recipes) ตำราอาหารไทย

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Kung Hom Pha (Prawns in a Blanket) กุ้งห่มผ้า

Recipe from: Thai Noodles and Snacks
Servings: 12

2 cilantro roots
1 clove garlic, peeled
½ teaspoon salt
6 whole peppercorns
1 teaspoon light soy sauce
12 large prawns, peeled and deveined with tails intact
5 small spring roll wrappers, cut in half
2 cups oil
1 cup nam buoi (plum sauce)

Using a mortar and pestle, pound the cilantro roots, garlic, salt and peppercorns until fine. Marinate the prawns in this mixture for a few minutes. Wrap 1 prawn with a piece of spring roll wrapper, covering the body of the prawn and leaving the tail exposed. Repeat the procedure to use up the remaining wrappers and prawns. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Deep-fry the prawns, a few at a time, until golden. Remove and drain on paper towels. Serve with the apricot sauce.

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