Shrimp in Yellow Sauce

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1 Inch piece of galangal,
1 Green onion, including some
Fresh coriander
2 Fresh red chiles, seeded,
1 Red onion, chopped
1/2 c Water
1 Thick stalk lemon grass,
1 c Coconut milk
14 16 16 raw large shrimp, peeled,
8 Thai basil leaves
2 ts Lime juice
1 ts Fish sauce

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Using a small food processor, mix to a paste chiles, red onion, lemon grass, and galangal. Transfer to a wok and heat, stirring, 2-3 minutes, then stir in water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 3-4 minutes until most of the water has evaporated. Stir in coconut milk and shrimp and simmer, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes until shrimp are just firm and pink. Stir in basil leaves, lime juice, and fish sauce. Sprinkle green onion over shrimp. Serve sprinkled liberally with fresh coriander.

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