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Goong Waan

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Ingredients
  Shrimp in shells 1 Pound (Large Ones)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed light brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Thai fish sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Fresh cilantro roots and stems 2 Tablespoon, minced, strings removed
  Peppercorns 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  White peppercorns 1 Teaspoon, lightly crushed
  Cilantro sprigs 4 (Whole)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Rinse the shrimp under cold water. Drain and set aside.

MAKING
2) In a saucepan, mix the water, brown sugar, and fish sauce.
3) Cook over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring, until the sugar dissolves.
4) Add the garlic, minced cilantro, and pepper.
5) Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil, for 6 to 7 minutes, until the sauce thickens slightly.
6) Add the shrimp and cook over medium heat for 1 1/2 minutes, stirring constantly and coating the shrimp with sauce, until just cooked through. 7) Remove to a bowl and let cool to room temperature.

FINALIZING
8) Chill the shrimp in the refrigerator up to 1 hour, tossing the shrimp twice in the sauce.
9) With a slotted spoon, remove the shrimp to a bowl and garnish decoratively with cilantro sprigs.

SERVING
10) Serve the shrimps in small bowls or plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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