grilled prawns with thai dipping sauce

this dipping sauce goes well with just about everything. we especially like it with seafood , such as grilled prawns. it’s simple to make and very customizable too.

fish sauce 2 tbsp
soy sauce 1 tsp
grated ginger 1 tsp
garlic small clove
dried chili flakes 1 tsp
sugar 1 tsp
juice of 1/2 lime
oil 1 tsp
lemongrass and thai basil small handful(optional)

  • grate ginger with a cheese grater, and dice garlic
  • combine and mix everything in a dipping bowl… it’s that simple
  • adjust the flavor according to personal preference
  • butterfly and devein the prawns, leave the skin on
  • lightly coat the prawns with oil and salt
  • grill on medium-high heat (if you don’t have a grill, a pan works too)
  • prawns are done when they change to orange color, curled, and lightly charred

sweet, sour, spicy, salty - all the flavours in one single dipping sauce

sweet, sour, spicy, salty – all the flavours in one single dipping sauce

butterfly and gut the shrimp

butterfly and devein the prawns

prawns are done when slightly charred and curled

prawns are done when slightly charred and curled

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