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Chili Fried Squid : Malaysian Recipe

Asian Recipes

This Chili Fried Squid or known as Sambal Sotong in Malaysia is simply a delicious dish and easy to prepare. It can be served with steamed rice and other side dish.

Ingredients :

500g squids
2 tbsp tamarind pulp
1 stalk of lemongrass, peeled and sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
4 dried red chilies, soaked and drained
1 tsp shrimp paste
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp peanut oil
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp palm sugar or brown sugar

Methods :

Clean the squid. Cut and set aside, with the tentacles.

Soak the tamarind pulp in 125ml boiling water and leave for 5 minutes. Knead to dissolve, then strain the tamarind water and set aside.

Grind, pound or blend the lemongrass, garlic, drained chilies, shrimp paste and onion together to make a paste.

Heat a wok until hot, then add the oil. When the oil is hot, add the blended paste and stir-fry for 2 minutes.

Add the tamarind water, salt and sugar and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add the squid meat and tentacles and stir-fry over high heat for 3-4 minutes, until cooked but still tender.

Serve this spicy chili fried squid with steamed rice.

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Glovey said...

looks yummy! :D

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Kevings said...

Ohh, all this delicious looking food makes me so hungry. And to top it off, i loves chicken in nearly all dishes - and that one really look inviting. Good article - good food! Nom nom

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