Grilled Shrimp Nam Prik

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by chia2160

it doesn't get much easier than this. you can serve this as an appetizer or a main course. courtesy of mark bittman.

Top Review by Botpol

This was ok but I've always had the shrimp with Lemon rather then lime. The lime is always just a garnish. The other things is the shrimp should be raw and cooked with the citrus juice. the sauce was alright but cooking the shrimp just ruins the dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Start a charcoal or gas grill.
  2. Heat should be medium-hot and the rack no more than 4 inches from the heat source.
  3. (You can use a broiler if you prefer.) If you like, peel and devein shrimp.
  4. Combine sugar, chili, lime juice and nam pla.
  5. Taste, and adjust seasoning.
  6. Lightly salt shrimp, then grill them about 2 minutes to a side.
  7. Divide nam prik among 4 bowls, and serve as a dip for shrimp.

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