Sambal goreng udang (Indonesian sambal shrimp)

Based on 5 ratings

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 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
30 g tamarind paste
100 ml water (hot)
chilis
dried chilis
lemongrass
onion
galangal
cloves
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp shrimp paste
4 tbsp water
4 tbsp vegetable oil
kaffir lime leaves
12 jumbo shrimp
salt
pepper
rice (cooked, for serving)
cilantro (for garnish)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
701
Protein
41 g
Fat
44 g
Carb
36 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)
    • chilis
    • lemongrass
    • dried chilis
    • onion
    • galangal
    • 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 kaffir lime leaves, sauté briefly.
    • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
    • kaffir lime leaves
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan. Add chili shrimp paste and kaffir 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!