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Tom Chay (Toasted Shrimp Flakes)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Yield: 4 servings


2 lbs of shrimp, fresh or frozen.
1 spring of green onion, chopped
3 cups water
2 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp vegetable oil


  1. Clean, peel and devein the shrimp
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the shrimp for 10 mins.
  3. After the shrimp is cooked, strain the water. Pat the shrimp dry.
  4. In a food processor, add the shrimps and pulse 2-3 times until the shrimp becomes small, gritty texture.
  5. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat, add a tablespoon of oil and the shrimp.
  6. Stir it around constantly to avoid sticking and burning.
  7. Add the salt, sugar and the green onion, then mix well.

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