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Budu Srong Kruang Pak Sud (Spicy shrimp dipping sauce with fresh vegetables)

Zone South

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Budu Srong Kruang Pak Sud (Spicy shrimp dipping sauce with fresh vegetables)


Nam Budu is a Southern Thai fermented fish sauce and it is a house hold ingredient of people in the south. The dish is made with the fermented fish sauce, shrimps and herbs. Serve with fresh vegetables.


Nutrition facts

The dish is high in protein from the fermented fish sauce and shrimps. Fresh vegetables are a source of dietary fiber and vitamins. Herbs help passing gas in the intestines and relive flatulence.



  • 380 grams, budu, fermented fish sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 300 grams shrimps, peeled and rough chopped
  • 200 grams dried fish meat
  • 1 cup shallots, sliced
  • 30 grams lemongrass stalks, rough crushed
  • 1 cup lemongrass, sliced
  • ½ cup kaffir lime leaves, sliced
  • ¼ cup chilies, sliced
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 50 grams. palm sugar
  • Fresh vegetables



Zone Northeast

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Zone Northeast

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Zone Central

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