Goong Gah Tee-em (Garlic Shrimp)

Goong Gah Tee-em is a fairly basic dish. It is easy to prepare, and almost always comes out delicious thai food, no matter who cooks it! This dish is usually served with rice. It is not a meal in itself per say, but it is normally served as part of a typical Thai meal, alongside several other dishes.

Garlic Shrimp

Here’s what you need:

  • 8 cloves of garlic, crushed to release their flavor
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons coriander root, minced
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 – 2 pounds shrimp (you can use any size you desire)
  • Vegetable Oil

Here’s how to do it:First you are going to need to make a marinade. Combine the garlic, coriander root, fish sauce, brown sugar, and pepper. Add in the shrimp and let it sit for half an hour.

When your thirty minutes have passed, heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a medium sized frying pan. Toss in the shrimp, and stir-fry them until they turn pink. Squeeze a little lemon juice into the mixture, and serve garnished with some sliced tomatoes and cucumbers.

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