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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Thai Recipe Ideas
Thai Food and Drink Ideas

Spicy Lemon prawns

Prawns with hot coconut sauce are boiled and then stir-fried. Thai shrimp recipes with shrimp are often made with prawns, or large shrimp.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kg prawns
  • 250 ml coconut milk
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/4 tbsp sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp pepper
  • Coriander to garnish


In a large deep pan boil the coconut milk. Add the washed prawns and cook for 2 min. Remove from heat and cool for 5 min.

Remove the prawns from the milk and set aside. Fry the prawns for 5 min. Add the fish sauce, lemon juice, sugar, salt, pepper and mix them well.

Add the sauce to the prawns and garnish with chopped coriander and finely chopped onions.

Serve hot with rice or pita.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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