Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste (Kapi) 100g

Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste (Kapi) 100g

Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste (Kapi) 100g

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Experience the authentic taste of Thai cuisine with Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste (Kapi).

Shrimp paste, known as 'Kapi' in Thai, is a highly flavourful condiment used extensively in Southeast Asian cooking. It is renowned for its distinctive, robust umami flavour and its ability to impart a profound depth of taste to dishes.

Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste is made from finely ground shrimp, carefully fermented and seasoned to produce a traditional Thai Kapi of the highest quality. This shrimp paste is an integral ingredient in many Thai recipes, including curries, stir-fries, and dipping sauces.

Whether you use it to add depth to your Thai green curry, spice up your stir-fry, or craft a tangy Nam Prik dip, Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste is a valuable addition to your culinary arsenal. Discover the flavourful depths of Thai cooking with this authentic Kapi.

Ingredients: Shrimp (CRUSTACEAN) (90%), Salt

Per 100g:
• Energy: 515kJ/123kcal
• Fat: 2.6g
(of which saturates: 0.5g)
• Carbohydrate: 0g
(of which sugars: 0g)
• Protein: 24.9g
• Salt: 17.7g

  • No Added MSG

Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste, also known as Kapi, is a traditional Thai condiment made from fermented shrimp. It adds a rich umami flavour to Thai dishes and is commonly used in curry pastes, stir-fries, and dipping sauces. Here are some ways to use it:

Curry Paste: Incorporate Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste into homemade curry pastes for authentic Thai flavour. Combine it with aromatics like garlic, shallots, lemongrass, galangal, and spices to make a fragrant curry paste base for dishes like Thai green curry, red curry, or yellow curry.

Stir-fries: Add a small amount of Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste to stir-fries for a savoury depth of flavour. It pairs well with vegetables, meats, and seafood. Stir-fry shrimp paste with garlic, chili, and your choice of protein and vegetables for a delicious Thai-style stir-fry.

Dipping Sauces: Use Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste as a flavourful base for dipping sauces. Mix it with lime juice, sugar, chili, and fish sauce to create a spicy and tangy dipping sauce for grilled meats, vegetables, or fresh spring rolls.

Fried Rice: Incorporate Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste into fried rice dishes for added complexity and savouriness. Stir-fry cooked rice with shrimp paste, garlic, shallots, eggs, and your choice of vegetables or protein for a delicious Thai-style fried rice.

Marinades: Use Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste as an ingredient in marinades for meats, poultry, or seafood. Combine it with other flavourful ingredients like soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice, and herbs to create a delicious marinade for grilling or roasting.

Soup and Broths: Add Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste to soups, broths, or stews for an extra depth of flavour. It enhances the savouriness of the broth and adds complexity to the overall taste. Use it in Thai soups like Tom Yum or Tom Kha for an authentic flavour.

Condiment: Serve Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste as a condiment alongside other Thai ingredients like fresh herbs, chili, and lime. It can be mixed with other ingredients to create a custom dipping sauce or added directly to dishes for seasoning at the table.

When using Maepranom Thai Shrimp Paste, start with a small amount and adjust to taste, as it has a strong and concentrated flavour. Enjoy experimenting with this versatile ingredient to create delicious Thai dishes at home!

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A summary of our pricing and shipping services are as follows:

Weight Service Estimated shipping time Pricing
0.00-1.99kg Royal Mail 48 2-3 working days £2.99
0.00-1.99kg Royal Mail 24 1-2 working days £3.99
2.00-9.99kg Royal Mail 48 2-3 working days £5.99
2.00-9.99kg Royal Mail 24 1-2 working days £6.75
10.00-30.00kg DHL Next Day 1-2 working days £7.99


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