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Recipe from: The Elegant Taste of Thailand, Cha Am Cuisine by Sisamon Kongpan and Pinyo Srisawat.
1 pound lobsters
1 ½ tablespoon palm sugar
1 ½ tablespoon nam pla
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon chopped coriander root
⅓ cup thinly sliced shallot
⅓ cup chopped coriander greens
2 ½ tablespoon tamarind juice
4 to 5 fried dried small chiles
1 ½ tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
1 tablespoon water
Put the oil in a wok over medium heat. Fry the garlic, shallots, and coriander root. When browned, remove from the wok and set aside.
Return the wok to the heat. In it, mix the palm sugar, tamarind juice, salt, chiles, fish sauce and water. When the mixture comes to a boil, remove from the heat.
Broil the lobsters and then arrange on a serving platter. Sprinkle them with the fried garlic and shallots and then pour the sauce over them. Just before serving, sprinkle with chopped coriander.