A delicious and easy to make Thai snack consisting of crispy rice cake crackers served with a creamy and savoury dip made with coconut milk, shrimp and ground pork.
This is a great snack that takes no time at all to make, and is light yet very satisfying. The ingredients are simple, easy to get hold of, and low cost.
Step 1: Add 2 cloves of garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of dried peppercorn, and 1 teaspoon of coriander stalks to a mortar and pestle, and crush into a paste.
Step 2: Now add 1 1/2 cups of coconut milk to a wok and heat on a medium heat until the coconut milk begins to bubble, then add the paste we made earlier. Mix thoroughly, and allow the sauce to cook for about 2 minutes.
Step 3: Next add 100g of minced pork and 8 finely chopped shrimp. Mix the minced pork and shrimp into the sauce, then add 1 finely chopped shallot. Continue stirring and cook for another 2 minutes, then add 2 tbsp of sugar, 1 tbsp of fish sauce and 1/2 tbsp of tamarind paste mixed with 1 1/2 tbsp of water. Stir in then finally add 1/4 cup of roasted peanuts, mix thoroughly, then turn off the heat and serve as a dip for the rice cakes.
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