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Jaew Bong

Zone Northeast

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Jaew Bong

 

 

Background

Jaew Bong is chili sauce that is very popular in Northeast of Thailand because it is very easy to cook and it can be kept for longtime. It is easy to pack and bring to eat during break time from farming work.

 

Nutrition Facts

JaewBong  main ingredient is fermented fish sauce (Pla Ra). It is rich in protein and herb such as bird chili full of vitamin, shallot increases antioxidant, galangal helps about digestive system and garlic helps about maintaining the growth of connective tissue in the body.

 

Ingredients

1 cup of fermented fish sauce

20 dried chilies

30 dried bird’s eye chilies

40 grams pieces garlic

80 grams shallots

60 gramslemongrass, chopped

10 grams young galangal

Tamarind juice

Lime juice

 

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