Thung thong


Thung thong

Thung thong is a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for appetizers or snacks. The dish is made by mixing minced pork and shrimp with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce, and then wrapping the mixture in a pastry shell. The dumplings are then deep-fried until crispy and golden brown. Thung thong is a popular street food in Thailand and is often served with sweet chili sauce.

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Origins and history

Thung thong has been a traditional dish in Thailand for centuries, and is an important part of the local culture. The dish is believed to have originated in China, and was brought to Thailand by Chinese immigrants. The dish has evolved over time, with different regions and families having their own variations of the recipe.

Dietary considerations



There are many variations of Thung thong, with different fillings and cooking methods. Some recipes use chicken or beef instead of pork and shrimp, while others add vegetables such as mushrooms or water chestnuts. Some versions are steamed instead of fried, and some are served with a spicy dipping sauce instead of sweet chili sauce.

Presentation and garnishing

Thung thong is traditionally served with sweet chili sauce, but can also be served with soy sauce or a spicy dipping sauce. Garnish with fresh herbs such as cilantro or basil.

Tips & Tricks

To make the dish more flavorful, add extra spices such as chili pepper or lemongrass. To make the dish healthier, use lean pork or chicken instead of fatty pork.


Sweet chili sauce, soy sauce

Drink pairings

Thai iced tea, beer