Spicy and Sour Shrimps

Usually when it comes to spicy and sour dish it's all about fish or crab. But let's get out from the comfort zone by change it to shrimps.

Source: http://selmawahida.blogspot.co.id/2015/12/asam-pedas-udang.html


Quantity for 4 servings
200 g Shrimp
6 whole Shallot
6 whole Garlic
0.5 tbsp Ginger
0.5 tbsp Galangal, bruised
1 tsp Turmeric
1 stalk Lemongrass, bruised
10 whole Long red chili
250 ml Water
1 tsp Salt
3 tbsp Cooking oil
1 tbsp Tamarind pulp, dilute with 3 tbsp water and get rid the seed
2 whole Kaffir lime
2 whole Bay leave

How To


1Grind shallot, garlic, ginger, turmeric and chili into fine paste.
2Heat oil in a fry pan over medium heat. Add the spices paste, lemongrass and galangal. Saute until fragrant.
3Toss the shrimps until change color then add lime and bay leaves.
4Pour in water, salt and diluted tamarind. Cook until the water boil.
5Remove from the pan and serve with rice.