Thai Prawn Recipes
Delicious and Healthy Thai Cuisine
A selection of wonderfully aromatic recipes, cooked using Mae Jum Thai Curry Pastes, bringing you an authentic and traditional taste of Thailand to your home.
Prawns and shrimps are a staple ingredient across the whole of Thailand. It can be dried, cured in salt, or cooked fresh. When fresh, they are typically butterflied with their tails left on. Both sea and freshwater prawns are used.
Thai food is about hitting the right balance of sweet, sour, salty and spicy. It also includes the umami taste element when you include some shrimp paste, fish sauce or soya sauce. It is always best to add a little at a time, you can always add more, but it is difficult to regain the balance if you add too much saltiness or sweetness. Tasting the dish as you cook is the best way to check that you have a pleasing balance, but don't taste too much as there won't be any left for your guests. Check out our blog Principals of Thai Cuisine.