August 31, 2010
Spicy Shrimp Floss/Sambal HeeBee
3 cups dried shrimp, rinsed and soaked overnight
½ cup dried chilies, deseed and soaked to soften
5 fresh red chillies, deseed and slice
1 lemon grass, sliced
½ cup chopped onions
1 piece ginger
1 Tbsp. dried belachan
2 Tbsp. tamarind powder or paste
salt and sugar to taste
¼ cup oil
1. Blend the following in a food processor: dried shrimp, chilies, lemon grass, shallots, and ginger until it resembles small chunks.
2. Heat oil on high and fry ingredients until golden brown and fragrant. Reduce heat to medium and continue to stir until mixture is dry. Season to taste with tamarind, salt and sugar.