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Nam Prig Pad

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This week I am making Nam Prig Pad I have spoken about this sauce on numerous occasions and this last week when I made my Pad Cha I used Nam Prig Pad again in the making of this Thai Food. I was hit with many emails this last week asking me to how to make Nam Prig Pad and for this reason I made this video. This sauce is so good in many Thai Recipes and as a BBQ sauce and wet rub for all kinds of food. Watch this video and make this sauce I am sure you will LOVE it!
  Dried chilies 250 Gram
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 250 Gram
  Shallot 2 , diced
  Lemon grass 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Shrimp paste 2 Teaspoon
  Tamarind paste 3 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Tamari 2 Teaspoon
  Black molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1.In a wok roast the chilly, until they are black. Take the seeds out and separate the pods.
2.In the same wok , roast the garlic in 2 Teaspoon of oil , until it turns golden , fry the 1 Cup shallots and lemon grass.

3.In a food processor ground the dried chilly pods, fried garlic, shallots and lemon grass.
4.In a pan, add the shrimp paste into the oil and let it fry .
9.Pop in the chilli mixture to the shrimp paste. To that you add 1 Cup of shallots, 50 Gram garlic, tamarind paste and 2 Teaspoon lemon grass and mix it well.
10.Add the black molasses to the wok and stir for a couple of minutes.
11.Squeeze in some lime juice for the citrus flavor.

12.Home made nam prig pad is ready and can be preserved for a few days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Nam Prig Pad

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1711 Calories from Fat 401

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.4%

Saturated Fat 6.2 g31%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1778.3 mg74.1%

Total Carbohydrates 321 g107.1%

Dietary Fiber 77.2 g308.8%

Sugars 139.1 g

Protein 46 g91.9%

Vitamin A 1337.1% Vitamin C 283.1%

Calcium 72.2% Iron 134.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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