Spicy Meat Spaghetti ( Spaghetti Nam Prick Ong )


Num Prik ( a spicy sauce of mince ) is normally eaten with rice, however if you make it a little meatier it's perfect as a spaghetti sauce too. That's what this recipe is, a Thai spicy sauce made thicker and served with spaghetti.

Ingredients for 2 People
250 gms Spaghetti Noodles
600 ml Water
1 Tablespoon Salt

Ingredients for Sauce
100 gms Pork Mince
1 Tablespoon Sour Curry Paste
200 gms Tomato Sauce
2 Garlic Cloves
20 gms Chopped Onions
20 gms Chopped Coriander Leaves
1-2 Tablespoons Dried Flaked Chillies
1 Tablespoon Sugar
1 Teaspoon Salt
3 Tablespoons Fish Salt
4-5 Cherry Tomatoes

1. Put a pan of water on to boil, add the salt, when the water is boiling, add the spaghetti and simmer until cooked.
2. Chop the garlic and fry with a little oil for a few seconds just to release the garlic smell.
3. Add the pork mince, sour curry paste, and fry until the mince is cooked.
4. Add all the other ingredients, and continue frying on a low heat for 5 minutes, stirring all the time.
5. Spoon onto the spaghetti.

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