Sambal Belacan

Sambal Belacan “This is a pungent chile condiment that is used as garnish over laksa dishes, dipping sauce for simple grilled fish or as a side condiment for any rice meals. It is considered a staple in a Malay household.” Ingredients 1 tablespoon belacan (shrimp paste) 8 fresh red chile peppers, coarsely sliced salt to taste 2 small kasturi limes, halved Directions Place belacan in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir until fragrant and toasted, about 5 minutes. Grind red chile peppers with salt using a mortar and pestle until coarsely ground. Add belacan and grind until evenly … Continue reading Sambal Belacan