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Thai Food Recipe: Goong Pad Nam Manao

Goong Pad Nam Manao – Stir-Fried Shrimp with Fresh Lemon Juice

Stir Fried Shrimp with Fresh Lemon Juice


2 cups shrimp (peeled, de-veined)
1 onion (sliced) optional
1 group Chinese celery (cut 1 inch)
1 tbsp. minced garlic
7 cloves garlic (sliced)
4 red and green peppers (crushed lightly)
5 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp. fish sauce
1 tbsp. olive oil
½ cup water


Cooking Instructions:

1. Heat the pan and put olive oil. Fry minced garlic until it smells nice.

2. Add onion, and shrimp 2 tbsp. of water. Cook the shrimp for 3 minutes. After that, put Chinese celery, peppers and sliced garlic. Turn off the fire.

3. Add fish sauce and fresh lemon juice. Mix it together.

4. Put on the dish and dress with some fresh Chinese celery.

Sorry for the not so good photo. This tastes really good as you probably could guess. I know you have lemon fried shrimp in the west too!

Sawasdee Ka - Joy

2 thoughts on “Thai Food Recipe: Goong Pad Nam Manao

  • March 20, 2010 at 3:56 pm

    I live in Si Sa Ket and married to an aussie. We love your site and especially the wonderful recipes. Good luck to you always

    • March 27, 2010 at 7:11 am

      Thank you Amnuai – my husband told me about your silk site and it sounds like a very good idea. Good luck to you too! 🙂 Joy


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