Nam Prik Ong

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Nam Prik Ong
Nam Prik Ong
Will Budiaman

Nam Prik Ong

This is a tasty Thai appetizer that is great for serving crowds. For an extra-special presentation, take about a spoonful of the filling and place it into little endive "boats" — making serving spoons unnecessary.

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5
Servings
749
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Ounce dried Thai bird's-eye chile
  • 1/4 Cup garlic
  • 1 Ounce chopped red onion
  • 1 Ounce chopped shallot
  • 2 Pounds ground chicken
  • 1 Pound cherry tomatoes, minced
  • 1 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Cup fish sauce
  • 1/4 Cup tamarind juice
  • Fresh vegetables, such as endive, for serving

Directions

In the bowl of a small food processor, blend together the whole dried chile, garlic, red onion, and shallot until combined. In a large bowl, mix together the chicken and cherry tomatoes. 

In a medium-sized pot, heat the oil over medium heat. When hot, add the chile mixture and cook until aromatic. Add the chicken and cook through. Add the sugar, fish sauce, and tamarind juice. Cook for 15 more minutes and remove from the heat. Served with fresh vegetables, such as endive. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
60g
92%
Sugar
16g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Cholesterol
156mg
52%
Protein
34g
68%
Carbs
22g
7%
Vitamin A
42µg
5%
Vitamin B12
1µg
18%
Vitamin B6
1mg
60%
Vitamin C
24mg
40%
Vitamin E
11mg
54%
Vitamin K
10µg
12%
Calcium
47mg
5%
Fiber
2g
8%
Folate (food)
28µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
28µg
7%
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
84mg
21%
Monounsaturated
39g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
11mg
56%
Phosphorus
370mg
53%
Polyunsaturated
11g
N/A
Potassium
1314mg
38%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
28.7%
Sodium
1248mg
52%
Sugars, added
10g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
18.8%
Trans
0.5g
N/A
Zinc
3mg
20%

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