Definition of nam prik in English:

nam prik

noun

Cooking
  • A paste or sauce made with chilli and shrimp, widely used in Thai cookery as a condiment or dipping sauce.

Pronunciation

nam prik

/ˌnaːm ˈprɪk/ /ˌnam ˈprɪk/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Thai nam phrik from nam water + phrik chilli.