Nam prik

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 \N Dried chiles
6 \N Dried shrimp
1 small Piece of trassi*
2 \N Cloves garlic
2 tablespoons Fish stock
1 tablespoon Soft brown sugar
1 \N Lime ; juice of

The following spice mixtures are just samples of how to make each mixture.

There are many many varieties of each mixture and the below recipes can be modified to fit individual tastes. Nam Priks are a relish like mixuture of spices and can be store for a week or so in a tightly sealed jar in the refrigerator.

Remove seeds from chili. Pound with dried shrip. Crumble trassi and pound with garlic. Combine all but lime juice. Process adding lime juice a little at a time until a thick sauce forms.

*trassi is a firm paste made of rotting shrimp it is also sold under the name blachan Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by crmcbride@... (Caroline R McBride) on Jul 17, 1997

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