Stir Fried Shrimps with Roasted Chili Paste

Stir Fried Shrimps with Roasted Chili Paste or Koong pad num prik prao my version Thai dish. Serve hot as part of a main meal.  This special recipe for who love to eat spice and a little sweet dish. Most of the time this recipe I cook for diner and my daughter is very much like because of not too spicy but a little sweet taste...By personal opinion. I think this recipe is suitable for foreigners if wanna try spicy Thai food in different thing.
  • 10  shrimps, deviance and cleaned well
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1  cup sweet basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp roasted chili paste
  • 4 fresh chili, cut into long strips
  • 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 head onion
  • 2 spring onion, cut into long strips.
Go for cooking:
  1. Clean and remove the shrimp shell but leave the tails for good appearance. Then cut open the back of each shrimp to remove the veins.
  2. Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat. 
  3. Add garlic in the hot oil and fry until it becomes fragrant and golden. 
  4. Add shrimps and onion, stir until shrimps turn pink and cooked. 
  5. Then add fish sauce, roasted chili paste to taste. 
  6. Before removing from heat, sprinkle with sweet basil leaves, spring onion and red fresh chili. 
  7. Stir-fry for another 10 seconds. 
  8. Transferred to a serving dish and served with hot steamed rice.