Spicy Tamarind Shrimps Recipe

Spicy Tamarind Shrimps Recipe

Ingredients :

500 g

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon




1 teaspoon



2 stalks

Large shrimps

Fish sauce


Tamarind paste, mix with

1/2 cup water


Red chilies

Dried shrimp paste (belacan)


Sliced galangal

Lemon grass (white part)

Method :
  • Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a wok.

  • Stir fry red chilies, dried shrimp paste, shallots, galangal and lemon grass until fragrant.

  • Add shrimps.

  • Stir fry until cooked.

  • Add fish sauce, sugar and tamarind mixture.

  • Stir fry until the liquid has mostly evaporated.

  • Serve while hot.

Note : Do not use salt in this dish. Salt will draws the juice out from the shrimps and ruin the natural taste. The fish sauce will be salty enough.

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