Finger Food Baked Thai Chili-Garlic Shrimp Recipe

This wonderful finger food baked Thai chilli-garlic shrimp recipe is easy to make and superb for any type of party. In this recipe, shrimps are tossed in a spicy chilli-garlic sauce, and then it is broiled in the oven for just a few minutes.

You can serve and enjoy this recipe with rice as a main entrée. This spicy finger food baked Thai chilli-garlic shrimp recipe will be a hit with your friends and family, and it can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.


  • 1 party platter of 10-20 large to jumbo-size shrimp/prawns
  • 10-20 medium to jumbo-size prawns, fresh or frozen
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 + 1/2 tablespoon coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1+1/2 heaping tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon shrimp paste
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced


Rinse the shrimps and remove the shells, except for the tails. Butterfly the shrimp by cutting down the length of the back. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and process well to make a chilli-garlic sauce. Pour the sauce over the shrimps and stir or toss to mix. Marinate it for 5 minutes while your heat the oven. Lay the shrimps on their sides on a baking sheet. Place the sheet on the second rung from the top of your oven. Allow to broil for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the shrimps are sizzling and steaming.

Remove the baking sheet from the oven and turn the shrimps to cook on the other side. If you have any left-over marinade, spoon it over the shrimp. And cook it for 2 to 4 minutes, or until shrimps are plump and succulent. Serve with toothpicks and garnish with wedges of lemon or lime.

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