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Thai Style Paku Pakis with dried baby shrimp

Paku Pakis, a type of wild fern, some called it Pucuk Paku. Usually cook with belacan or eat as ulam. Today, here's something different to try. Easy to make with this simple recipe.

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Ingredients : (serves 2)

5 tablespoon Dried baby shrimp

1 bundle of Paku Pakis leaves, only pick the young sprout. (the stem which are too hard to break are too hard to bite)

1/2 teaspoon cooking oil (for blanch Paku Pakis)

3 tablespoon cooking oil (for frying dried baby shrimp)

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon sugar

Seasoning sauce : mix all together until sugar dissolved & set aside

1 small shallot

3 small lime juice (squeezed & seed removed)

2 tablespoons thai chilli sauce

1 teaspoon fish sauce

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 red chillies (seed removed & minced)

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Step by step:

1. Now, wash & soak Paku pakis for 3 mins to remove any those small hair from the plant.

2. In a pot of boiling water, add salt, sugar & cooking oil into it.

3. Then blanch Paku Pakis leaves for 3 mins or until cook.

4. Put Paku Pakis on a plate & remove any excess water. Set aside.

5. Do not soak or wash the dried baby shrimp. In a heated pan, add 3 tablespoon of cooking oil. Then add dried baby shrimp & fried until it turn golden brown. Do not use high heat as baby shrimp easily get burnt. Quickly remove baby shrimp from the pan & put on top of the paku pakis.

6. Finally, pour in the mix seasoning sauce into the paku pakis & its ready to be served.

7. Can be served as a dish or appetizer salad.

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