Large Shrimps Grilled in Banan a Leaf

Kanab Kung Yai

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Traditional Recipes of Laos

By Phia Sing

Published 1981

  • About

Ingredients

  • 10 fresh large shrimps, heads (i.e. the fore parts) and shells removed—then divide them into two piles of 6 and 4, cut the 6 into halves and chop the 4 finely—then take the heads and scrape out the ‘fat’ and put it in a small bowl—then take the rest of the contents of the heads, except for hard parts, and pound them in a m

Method

When the above ingredients have been prepared, mix together in a bowl all those which have been pounded and minced. When they are thoroughly mixed, add the shrimps and a sprinkling of salt and fish sauce. Mix again, then add the chopped spring onion leaves and the finely chopped waan pai leaf.

Place the mixture on pieces of banana leaf and make a package with a <