Sambal goreng udang (Indonesian sambal shrimp)

Sambal goreng udang (Indonesian sambal shrimp)

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Christian Ruß

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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"Sambal shrimp is a fiery Indonesian dish, often served with rice. A must try for those who crave something spicy."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

25 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
30 g
tamarind paste
100 ml
water (hot)
4
chilis
8
dried chilis
1
lemongrass
1
onion
1
galangal
3
cloves
2 cloves
garlic
1 tsp
shrimp paste
4 tbsp
water
4 tbsp
vegetable oil
4
Makrut lime leaves
12
jumbo shrimp
salt
pepper
rice (cooked, for serving)
cilantro (for garnish)
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Utensils

bowl (small), cutting board, knife, food processor, frying pan, spatula

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Nutrition per serving

Cal701
Fat44 g
Protein41 g
Carb36 g
  • Step 1/ 3

    Dissolve tamarind paste in hot water. Deseed chilies and mince. Slice lower third of lemongrass stalk into fine rings. Add minced fresh chilies, small dried chilies, onion, galangal, lemongrass, cloves, garlic, and shrimp paste to a food processor. Add water and blend until smooth.
    • 30 g tamarind paste
    • 100 ml water (hot)
    • 4 chilis
    • 1 lemongrass
    • 8 dried chilis
    • 1 onion
    • 1 galangal
    • 3 cloves
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 tsp shrimp paste
    • 4 tbsp water
    • bowl (small)
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • food processor

    Dissolve tamarind paste in hot water. Deseed chilies and mince. Slice lower third of lemongrass stalk into fine rings. Add minced fresh chilies, small dried chilies, onion, galangal, lemongrass, cloves, garlic, and shrimp paste to a food processor. Add water and blend until smooth.

  • Step 2/ 3

    Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan. Add chili shrimp paste and lime leaves, sauté briefly.
    • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
    • 4 Makrut lime leaves
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan. Add chili shrimp paste and lime leaves, sauté briefly.

  • Step 3/ 3

    Deglaze with tamarind-water mixture and bring to a simmer. Add shrimp to the pan. Season with salt and pepper. Sauté for approx. 3 min or until the shrimp are cooked through. Serve with cooked white rice if desired, and garnish with cilantro. Enjoy!
    • 12 jumbo shrimp
    • salt
    • pepper
    • rice (cooked, for serving)
    • cilantro (for garnish)

    Deglaze with tamarind-water mixture and bring to a simmer. Add shrimp to the pan. Season with salt and pepper. Sauté for approx. 3 min or until the shrimp are cooked through. Serve with cooked white rice if desired, and garnish with cilantro. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Sambal goreng udang (Indonesian sambal shrimp)

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