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Sambal Tumis Sotong (Squid Sambal)

Sambal Tumis Sotong (Squid Sambal) Recipe


200-300g of fresh squid
3 cloves of shallot *
1 clove garlic *
½ inch ginger *
5-10 dried chillies *
1 onion (sliced)
1 teaspoon of belacan
Tamarind juice (soak a teaspoon of tamarind paste in a cup of warm water)
1 tablespoons of sugar
Salt to taste


First blend the asterisk (*) ingredients. Heat oils in a frying pan and sauté the blended ingredients until the paste separated from the oil. Add belacan (prawn paste). Then add in squid and stir well until cook (estimate for a minute). Put in the slices onion until it about to soft. And finally, add tamarind juice, sugar and salt to taste. Simmer on low heat until the sambal thickens.

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Posted by on September 4, 2011 in Asian Main Dishes


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