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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Bende Sambal Belacan

Fried Ladies' Fingers in Spicy Shrimp Paste.

You may use your favourite sambal belacan for this. I added an egg at my kids' request. You may omit it if u want.


Ladies' Fingers - diagonally sliced
1 onion - sliced
3 cloves garlic - minced
2 red chillies - sliced
1 heaped tbsp of sambal belacan
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1 egg
some fried shallots for garnishing (optional)

Heat enuff oil in the wok and saute the onion, garlic, sambal belacan and red chillies till fragrant. Add in the ladies' fingers and mix well. Season with salt and sugar. Add in the egg and fry for another minute. Remove from heat, sprinkle with some fried shallots and serve hot over a bed of carrot strings. Do not overcook.

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