Clay's Kitchen : Tam Ra Ahan Thai (Thai Recipes) ตำราอาหารไทย

Tam Ra Ahan Thai (Thai Recipes) ตำราอาหารไทย

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Spicy Peanut Sauce

Servings: 1 ½ cups

2 shallots, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 stalk fresh lemon grass, Finely chopped
1 tablespoon red curry paste, or 1 teaspoon cayenne
¼ cup crunchy peanut butter
1 tablespoon palm sugar or brown sugar
1 tablespoon fish sauce (nam pla)
1 cup thin coconut milk, prepared from 1 can unsweetened coconut milk

Use this spicy peanut sauce with all types of Thai-flavored noodles or grilled meats.

In a saucepan, sauté shallots, garlic and lemon grass until soft. Add red curry paste and cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Add peanut butter, palm sugar, fish sauce and coconut milk. Cook over medium heat until thick (about 15 minutes). Add water if it is too thick. Pour into a shallow bowl.


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