Dried Prawn Sambal

Dried Prawn Sambal


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About this recipe: This spicy condiment is delicious with either fried or soup based noodles, with grilled meats or use it as a base for cooking chicken or vegetable dishes.

Suhara Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Serves: 10 

  • 15 dried chillies, deseeded and soaked in water to soften then drained
  • 6 shallots, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/2 cup dried prawns, soak in water to soften then drained
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind juice
  • Salt and sugar to taste
  • Cooking oil

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Put the chillies, shallots and garlic in food processor and blend until fine. Chop the dried prawns to medium-fine.
  2. Heat a little oil in pan and saute the chilli paste until fragrant. Add the dried prawns, tamarind juice, salt and sugar.
  3. Cook until the sambal thickens.

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Good even with your sandwitch - 18 Sep 2012

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