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Mieng Kam
Mieng Kam Recipe


Mieng Kam is a traditional snack from Thailand & Laos. In Thailand, it is often sold on the street, the ingredients separately wrapped in a small plastic bag. In both Laos and Thailand, this snack is particularly popular at festivals.
Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves:3 to 4
Total time: 30mins - 60mins
Course: Snack
Cook Method: Boil
Cuisine: Thai









Ingredients:

100g shredded coconut
100g Garuda Roasted Peanuts
1-2 tbsp minced ginger
1 small red onion (diced)
50ml lemon juice
20ml tamarind water
1 tsp Squid Fish sauce
100g Jeeny's Palm sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp Jeeny's Belachan
1 tbsp dried shrimp (soaked for 10 mins and chopped)
15 Thai bitter leaves




Steps:
  1. Boil fish sauce, tamarind water, palm sugar and belachan paste until cooked and thick. Set sauce aside.
  2. Mix together coconut, peanuts, ginger, onion, lemon juice and dried shrimp.
  3. Roll each Thai bitter leaf into a conical shape, fill with the mixture and top with sauce.

Hint: If Thai bitter leaves are not available, substitute with Chinese broccoli (called “gai lan”) available at your local supermarket. Soak leaves in iced water for 20 mins to strengthen before use.


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Mieng Kam is a traditional snack from Thailand & Laos. In Thailand, it is often sold on the street, the ingredients separately wrapped in a small plastic bag. In both Laos and Thailand, this snack is particularly popular at festivals.

Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves: 3 to 4
Total time: 30mins - 60mins
Course: Snack
Cook Method: Boil
Cuisine: Thai
Ingredients

100g shredded coconut
100g Garuda Roasted Peanuts
1-2 tbsp minced ginger
1 small red onion (diced)
50ml lemon juice
20ml tamarind water
1 tsp Squid Fish sauce
100g Jeeny's Palm sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp Jeeny's Belachan
1 tbsp dried shrimp (soaked for 10 mins and chopped)
15 Thai bitter leaves

Instructions
  1. Boil fish sauce, tamarind water, palm sugar and belachan paste until cooked and thick. Set sauce aside.
  2. Mix together coconut, peanuts, ginger, onion, lemon juice and dried shrimp.
  3. Roll each Thai bitter leaf into a conical shape, fill with the mixture and top with sauce.

Hint: If Thai bitter leaves are not available, substitute with Chinese broccoli (called “gai lan”) available at your local supermarket. Soak leaves in iced water for 20 mins to strengthen before use.

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