Sambal Prawns

TESTED RECIPE ADAPTED FROM PLILIP YOONG’S NYONYA DELI

Sambal Prawns

 

INGREDIENTS:

Sambal (Pounded)

150g shallots

30g garlic

8 dried chillies

3 red chillies

2 stalks lemongrass

2 tsp belacan powder

3 tbsp oil

500g medium size prawns, shelled and deveined

Seasoning:

1 tbsp sugar

1 tsp salt

100g tamarind pulp, mixed with 250ml water and squeezed out juice

100ml coconut milk

1 small cucumber, sliced, marinated with 1 tbsp sugar for 10 minutes and drained

PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat up wok, pour in sambal and stir-fry at medium low heat till fragrant.
  2. Add in prawns and mix well. Pour in seasoning and bring to boil. Add in coconut milk and bring to boil. Add in marinated cucumber, stir well and bring to boil. Taste.
  3. Serve hot with rice or nasi lemak.

 

 

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