Prawns with Spicy Shrimp Paste Recipe
|Ingredients: Serves 5|
500 ml cooking oil
500 g king prawns (jumbo shrimps), feelers removed and seasoned for 60 minutes with
¼ teaspoon sugar and ¼ teaspoon salt
120 g coarsely pounded spicy shrimp paste (sambal belachan – pls refer more Nyonya Recipes)
2 kaffir lime leaves
½ teaspoon anchovy stock granules
2 teaspoons calamansi juice
Heat the cooking oil until very hot and deep-fry prawns (shrimps) for 30 seconds. Remove. Leave 150 ml oil in the pan and stir-fry spicy shrimp paste for ½ minute. Add the prawns (shrimps), kaffir lime leaves and anchovy stock granules. When prawns (shrimps) are cooked, switch off the heat and add calamansi juice.
Note: You can garnish this dish with tomato and cucumber slices.