Goong op woonsen กุ้งอบวุ้นเส้น

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“Goong op woonsen” is pot roasted prawns with glass noodles. I first tried this dish at Chonburi (in Thailand) where my siblings now live. The dish uses prawns, with coastal Chonburi renowned for its fresh seafood. Goong op woonsen is very popular, with many local markets featuring numerous stalls doing a roaring trade as twilight settles over the city. If you go there you must be prepared to wait in often lengthy queues!
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Prawn spring rolls กุ้งห่มผ้า

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This is probably the easiest Thai entrée’ I have ever made. It was really fun to make and also looks elegant and tasty.

I really encourage you to try to make it in your kitchen.

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Ingredients

  • Prawns, peeled and deveined . Gently cut them open to ensure the seasoning is placed inside. Each prawn makes 1 spring roll, so use as many you like.
  • Spring roll wraps. I use a larger size (250mm). Cut diagonally twice to get 4 triangle sheets from 1 big sheet

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Fried rice with chilli shrimp paste ข้าวผัดน้ำพริกกะปิ

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Shrimp paste is a common ingredient in Southeast Asia. For Thai cuisine we use it as an ingredient in chilli paste, and to make a chilli sauce called “Namh Prik Ka-Pi”. Today I will present you with a different dish named “Kow Pad Namh Prik Ka-Pi ข้าวผัดน้ำพริกกะปิ” which is fried rice with chilli shrimp paste. I think it similar to the Malaysian nasi goreng.
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