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Sambal Ikan Bilis

Sambal Ikan Bilis

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Ingredients

    • 100g ikan bilis , soaked and washed
    • 3 tbsp oil
    • 1 Bombay onion, sliced
    • 2 tbsp chilli paste

    Pound:

    • 5 shallots
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 stalk lemon grass, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 tsp belacan granules

    Seasoning:

    • 1/2 tsp ikan bilis granules
    • 1 tsp sugar or to taste
    • 2 tbsp lime juice
    • 2 tbsp water

Method

    Heat oil in a wok, saute pounded ingredients, chilli paste and belacan until fragrant. Add ikan bilis and big onions and stir-fry well.

    Mix in lime juice, water and seasoning ingredients. Mix well. Dish out and serve with nasi lemak.

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Comments

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yean1811

tried it and says:

I don't think it tastes like the "real" sambal ikan bilis. Something is missing but I don't know what.

7 Jan 2006 10:53:00 PM

iraelza

tried it and says:

Taste was OK but I found the sambal a bit dry.

Would be better to replace the lime juice with tamarind juice instead?

26 Oct 2005 4:47:00 PM