Garlic Pepper Shrimp

กุ้งกระเทียมพริกไทย Kung Krathiam Phrik Thai

Garlic Pepper Shrimp
Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (9 votes)
Author: tum
Date: 8-19-11
Servings: 2-4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
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Easy Thai garlic pepper shrimp recipe that takes only a few ingredients: garlic, shrimp, cilantro and a handful of spices. Serve garlic shrimp with steamed rice.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, grated on a microplane
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, minced
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce (nam pla)
  • 1 ½ tablespoon brown sugar
  • 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails in tact

Recipe Steps:

  • In a medium bowl, mix together the marinade using garlic, red pepper flakes, cilantro, white pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. Add shrimp and allow it to marinade for 15 minutes.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add oil.
  • When the skillet is hot enough, add the shrimp mixture including the marinade. Cook shrimp 3 minutes or until just pink.
  • Remove shrimp to a serving platter and serve with rice.

Serving Size: 2-4
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

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YvesNY wrote 3 yearss ago

great simple recipe, also called Gambas al Ajillo in Spain