Stir Fried Long Beans in Sambal Belacan
Stir Fried Long Beans in Sambal Belacan
Get this quick, easy and spicy recipe by Martin Yan from Back to Basics.
  • Technique Stir Frying
  • Preparation Time 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
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Ingredients
  • For Stir Fried Long Beans:
  • 200 Long beans,clean and dried
  • 10 large Green chillies
  • 5 Green chilli padi
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 10 Shallots
  • 350 millilitres Palm oil
  • Salt to taste
  • For Sambal Belacan:
  • 50 grams Green chilli padi
  • 100 grams Red chillies
  • 100 grams Tamarind paste, soaked in 100 ml water, de-seeded
  • 3 Kasturi lime, juiced
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Brown sugar
  • 50 grams Belacan [Shrimp paste], roasted
Method
  1. To prepare Stir Fried Long Beans:
  2. Heat up the oil in a wok over high heat and fry long beans for a brief while, taking care to not burn or overcook them
  3. Remove from the heat and keep aside until required, reserving the oil in the wok
  4. Blend together large green Chillies, green Chilli padi, garlic, shallots, palm oil and salt in a blender
  5. Re-heat the oil in the wok then sauté the blended paste until emits a fragrance. Drizzle the green sambal over cooked long beans
  1. To make Sambal Belacan:
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a food processor and blend until smooth
  3. Serve as a condiment to meals

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