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This sambal bawang is a continuing post from my previous one, nasi udang (shrimp rice). Don’t be surprised on how much chilies that I used. I used a recipe from Tabloid Nova but I have alternated the recipe by adding ground dried shrimp instead of adding chicken bullion which usually contains MSG. The original recipe is only used bird eyes chilies but I enhanced with scotch bonnet pepper to increase the heat 🙂 . No wonder this sambal is sometimes called sambal setan (devil’s sambal)

Be sure to check a recipe of nasi udang (shrimp rice) to company with this sambal bawang if you haven’t done it.

Sambal Bawang
Shallot and Garlic Sambal

Ingredients:
250 grams Thai red chilies (or bird eyes chilies)
50 grams scotch bonnet pepper, discard the seed
300 grams shallots, peeled
50 grams cloves garlic, peeled
120 milliliter (1/2 cup) left over oil from frying the shrimps
2 teaspoons salt or as desired
2 – 3 tablespoons ground dried shrimp (ground ebi)

Methods:
1. In a skillet, stir fry whole chilies, shallots and garlics until wilted. Remove from the skillet and drain. Leave the oil in the skillet.

2. In a food processor, add the sauteed chilies-shallot mixture with salt and ground dried shrimp and process.

3. Re-heat the skillet with oil, transfer the crushed chilies and shallot mixture. Stir fry until done or the colour change to darken. Cool down at a room temperature before transferring into a jar and keep it in the fridge for a longer shelf life.

Another method that I applied after seeing a comment from Jane Albertina on my old blogspot. Add the shallot at very last minutes once a mixture stir frying is almost done. Then, you can follow the next step by cooling down the sambal at a room temperature. To me, it does taste better as I could taste the sweetness of shallot.

Now you have sambal bawang and ready to be served with yournasi udang (shrimp rice).

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