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The Chef: Yesemis Gomez
The Restaurant: Unit B Eatery and Spirits, Pembroke Pines
The Dish: Coconut Thai Curry Prawns


6 Large prawns – head on, shell removed
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp olive oil
1 Small yellow onion thinly sliced
1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
1 Large red pepper thinly sliced
1 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1 Can coconut milk
2 tbsp chopped garlic
2 tbsp Thai red curry paste
Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients for Ginger Garlic Rice:

1 tbsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp grated ginger
2 tbsp olive oil
2 Cups jasmine rice
4 Cups water
Salt to taste

Ingredients for Garlic Chips:

2 Cups of garlic shaved thinly
3 Cups vegetable oil

Method of Preparation:

Directions for Prawns:

  • In a small bowl, add prawns and swanson with salt, pepper and olive oil mix.
  • Place on a hot grill and cook until pink.

Directions for Coconut Thai Curry:

  • In a large pan, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and turn the stove on medium high heat.
  • Next, add the onions, red pepper, ginger and garlic to the pan and sauté until softened.
  • Following this step, add brown sugar to the veggies and stir until it dissolves.
  • Add the coconut milk, fish sauce and the curry paste and continue to stir.
  • Simmer on medium to low heat for about 15 minutes.
  • Finally, add lime juice, chopped cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste.

Directions for Ginger Garlic Rice:

  • Begin by adding olive oil, garlic and ginger in a pan until it starts to sizzle.
  • Then, add rice and stir until it is coated with the oil.
  • Next, add water and salt and bring to a boil.
  • Once it boils, lower the heat and cover for 10 mins.

Directions for Garlic Chips:

  • Using a mandolin utensil, shave garlic until very thin.
  • Add the shaved garlic into a small pot and add water to cover.
  • Turn the stove on high heat, bring to boil, and let boil for 30 seconds.
  • Strain the water and place garlic on a sheet tray and pat the garlic dry with a paper towel.
  • Heat oil in a medium pot, add garlic and fry until it turns a golden brown color.

To Plate:

  • Spread a generous layer of curry on a plate, create a bed for the ginger garlic rice to the center of the plate, place the prawns on top, and place garlic chips on top.

Unit B Eatery and Spirits
(Located in The Shops at Pembroke Gardens)
610 SW 145th Terrace
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027

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