Tag: red chillies

Seafood

Nyonya Fish Curry Kapitan 娘惹咖喱鱼

In the previous recipe, I made Nyonya Chicken Curry Kapitan. Last week, I went to Prime Supermarket and bought a whole Batang fish. They fillet the whole fish but cut the tail into pieces as it will be difficult to fillet at the end. So this time, I made some changes and used fish instead […]

Seafood

Seafood with Homemade Sambal Belachan

Ingredients300g prawns1 squid2-3 stalks of spring onion2 tbsp sambal belachan (See recipe here)1 yellow onion (optional) MethodHeat up some oil in a wok.Put in onions and stir fry till fragrant.Put in squid and prawns and fry till half cooked.Drop in 2 tbsp of sambal belachan and stir till coated evenly.Serve.

Side Dishes

Rempah

Ingredients10 dried chillies, soaked in water and cut to small pieces8 fresh red chillies8 candlenuts (usually found in the dried goods stall in markets)3 garlic cloves15 shallots (I like more of this as it increases the aroma)2 tsp of belachan (fermented shrimp paste), toast it slightly to improve the fragrance1 stalk of lemongrass4 lime leaves1/2 tsp […]

Side Dishes

Hae Bee Hiam Spicy Dried Shrimps

Ingredients250g dried shrimps100g shallots6 garlic cloves15 fresh red chilli8 dried chilli, soaked in water for about 15-20 mins and drained.10 bird’s eye chilli2 tbs brown sugar1 tsp salt4-5 tbsps vegetable oilSome water MethodSoak shrimps in water for 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.Cut and peel garlic, shallots and chillies into smaller pieces. Add some water, […]