Let's Eat: Shrimp raad prick recipe from Merlion

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- It's a great day for shrimp! Learn how to make shrimp raad prick from Merlion Thai Restaurant & Lounge on 4th chef Andrew Lobeck.

Shrimp raad prick recipe


  • Red curry paste (can buy pre-made from Asian grocery store)

Soak dry chili in warm water for 10 minutes. Mix prepared dry chili with:

  • 1 tbsp of shrimp paste
  • 1/2 tsp crushed coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp blended galangal
  • 1/2 tsp blended lemon grass
  • 1 tsp chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp chopped shallots
  • 1/2 tsp crushed garlic

Sautee shrimp with red curry paste until shrimp is cooked. Add 1/4 cup of coconut milk (preferably Savoy coconut cream). Mix until coconut milk is fully incorporated, then add fresh chopped cilantro and Thai basil.

Top off with finely julienned kaffir lime leaves.

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