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Thai Lemongrass Shrimp

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

2 to 3 minutes



About the Recipe

Indulge in the zest and vibrancy of our Thai Lemongrass Shrimp Salad. This tantalizing recipe captures the essence of tropical and Asian flavors, blending them with the freshness of our amazing shrimp. The piquancy of Thai chilies, the aromatic allure of lemongrass, and the subtle sweetness of palm sugar come together in a dressing that is simply divine. Ideal for a refreshing lunch or a stunning dinner appetizer, this dish promises to be a showstopper that keeps you coming back for more.

The Ingredients

Thai Lemongrass Dressing

• 2 tablespoons ginger coarsely chopped

• 6 Cloves garlic

• 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

• 4 to 6 Thai chilies

• 4 tablespoons lemongrass, tops removed, ends crushed

• 4 tablespoons patis (fish sauce)

• 3 tablespoons palm sugar or brown sugar.

Shrimp Salad

• 1 pound Shrimp, peeled, deveined and steamed or boiled til just cooked or pink.

• 3 English or Persian cucumbers sliced

• 1 cup Cilantro Leaves

• 1/2 cup thinly sliced Shallots

• 1/2 cup very thinly sliced Lemongrass

• 1/2 cup small Fresh Mint Leaves

• 1/2 cup Thai Basil

The Method

Thai Lemongrass Dressing

Option 1:

Combine all ingredients and let sit for at least 10 minutes before using

Option 2:

Can combine all ingredients in a blender and blend to desired consistency and use the dressing this way as well.

Shrimp Salad

Step 1

Combine all ingredients for the dressing. Set aside. (See instructions above)

Step 2

Bring a large pot of salted water to a simmer. Add shrimp and simmer just until opaque, 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 3

Drain shrimp well.

Step 4

Toss warm shrimp with desired amount of  dressing. Add cucumber, cilantro leaves, shallots, lemongrass and mint and fold everything together until evenly combined.

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