Friday, November 26, 2004

Sambal Udang | Spicy Prawn Recipe

My sis-in-law always bought a cheap big prawns at pasar malam Lengkok Mahsuri. Imagine with RM5 you can get around 20 fresh big prawns! Very cheap. So I wanna cook Sambal Udang today.

cheap prawns Posted by Hello
This is my mom recipe. What make it different from other sambal? well, she add a little bit of jintan manis (fennel seeds) which will produce a nice aroma of sambal and great taste. Try it!

jintan manis Posted by Hello

sambal udang Posted by Hello

20 prawns
1 onion
10 shallots
5 dried chillies
1cm ginger
1/2 tsp jintan manis (fennel seeds)
3 tbsps tamarind juice
sugar & salt to taste

1. Blends jintan manis, onion, shallots, ginger and dried chillies.
2. Heat oil in a medium-sized pan over a medium fire. When hot, stir-fry the blended ingredients for 3 minutes.
3. Add the prawns.
4. After 3 minutes, add sugar and salt. Then add tamarind juice.


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