Bird's eye chilli is often refers to cili padi in Malay. Although this recipe is a hot dish, it is very tasty and would go well with a bowl of rice.
15 fresh prawns
2 cloves garlic - chopped
4 cili padi - cut into halves
4 tbsp of fermented bean sauce
3 tbsp water
Wash and clean prawns. Keep the shells and heads on.
Heat some oil and fry chopped garlic and bird's eye chillies. Add in the fermented bean sauce.
Add prawns and stir fry for about two minutes. Add in water if the paste too dry.
Serve with hot rice.