Prawns (Shrimp) in Tamarind Sauce

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by Latchy

Very easy, healthy and tasty recipe based on a recipe from the book, Spirit House

Top Review by mianbao

Shrimp in a sweet-tart sauce with just a hint of a bite from the chilies. (I used unseeded Thai chilies.) I thought it was very good, and also, very easy to make. I agree with Nose that additional vegetables, such as bell peppers, might be nice, too. Thank you very much for sharing this recipe with us.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in wok until smoking then add onion and chili and stir fry for 30 seconds.
  2. Add prawns and garlic, stir fry until prawns are just starting to colour, around 2 minutes.
  3. Add tamarind water, palm sugar and fish sauce and stir fry until the prawns are cooked and the sauce has slightly thickened, around 3 minutes Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with the spring onion and coriander leaves.
  4. Serve with Jasmine rice.

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