Garlic Shrimp (Gung Kratiem)

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Leslie in Texas

This Thai dish of shrimp in garlic sauce is great served with steamed veggies and freshly cooked white or Jasmine rice. Originally from the R.S.V.P. Letters to the Editor section from a January 1984 issue of Bon Appetit. The recipe was requested from the Kamolmal restaurant in Tarzana, California.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Finely mince cilantro and garlic cloves in processor using on/off turns or mash in mortar with pestle until smooth paste forms.
  2. Heat oil in wok or large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add garlic mixture and pepper and stir until garlic is golden.
  4. Add shrimp and turn to coat with oil.
  5. Add water, fish sauce and sugar and bring to a boil.
  6. Transfer to platter and garnish with sliced vegetables, if desired.
  7. Serve immediately.

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