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In the Thai Kitchen
Fish Sauce, Golden Boy
Thai Seafood Salad Recipe
Coconut Palm Sugar
Vegetable Carving- Carrot Rose
Fish sauce, Golden Boy
Fish Sauce (nahm plah in Thai) is an essential Thai cooking ingredient and Golden Boy brand is one of Thailand's best. It is appreciated for its pleasing, mild aroma and moderate salt level. With this small bottle you can try it for yourself and get immediate improvement in your Thai cooking.
Coconut Palm Sugar
Coconut Palm Sugar (tan in Thai) is a coarse brown sugar with a distinct caramel flavor and is less cloyingly sweet then cane sugar. Use it in recipes calling for palm or coconut sugar.
Thai Seafood Salad Recipe - Yam Talay
You can use any selection of seafood that you like for this simple popular Thai recipe. Note the seafood needs to be cooked before it is added to the salad. To blanch seafod, use just enough water sufficient for cooking. When cooked fish out the seafood with a wire mesh strainer. Reserve the cooking water to use for stock. If you are using crabs or lobsters, it is best to steam them.
1lb (150g) crab meat
1lb (150g) squid - cut into pieces
1/3lb (50g) mussels (meat only)
1/3lb (50g) fish fillet - cut into pieces
1/2 lb (100g) shrimp (prawns) - washed, peeled and deveined
1 tomato - cut in 1/2 and thinly sliced lengthways
1/2 cup (20g) Chinese celery - roughly chopped
4 spring onions - cut into 1 inch pieces
Put some water into a pan and bring to the boil. Cook the crab meat, squid, mussels, fish and prawns separately. Once cooked, mix the seafood together and set aside.
Put the fish sauce, lime juice, chilies and melted palm sugar into a bowl and mix together. Add the seafood and stir well so that the seafood is well covered in the sauce. Add the lemongrass and mix together. Then add the onion and mix again. Finally add the tomato, Chinese celery and spring onions.
This carving book focuses mainly on arrangements of fruit and vegetable carvings into 'floral'-type' arrangements for use as centerpieces, but also includes basic carvings. See more details on our site.
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