Recipe: Delicious Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce)

Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce). Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce) This one is versatile and easy to make. You can adjust the spiciness by removing the seeds or adding more chili. Udang Balado (Shrimp in Spicy Chili Sauce) originated from Padang, the western part of Sumatra island in Indonesia.

It can be made using hard boiled egg, eggplant, or shrimp. It is good to eat with warm rice. Shrimp cooked in sambal chili paste is quite common in various cooking traditions of Indonesia; from Minangkabau (Padang) to Malay, Sundanese, Javanese, Balinese and Manado. You can cook Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce) using 9 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce)

  1. It’s 500 grams of prawns, shells removed.
  2. Prepare 2 tbsp of ground chili.
  3. Prepare 1 tsp of ground garlic.
  4. You need 1/2 tsp of palm sugar.
  5. Prepare 1 of small onion, sliced.
  6. It’s to taste of Salt.
  7. You need of Juice from 1/2 of lime.
  8. It’s 1 tbsp of oil.
  9. Prepare 2 tbsp of chopped celery.

In Minangkabau tradition it is known as balado udang and considered as one variant of spicy balado dish. Sambal udang petai (spicy chili gravy with prawn and stink bean) This dish is a common dish in South East Asia country and to be more precise, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore & Thailand. Most of the country here in south east asia love spicy food and sambal udang petai is one of it. A balado dish always makes me salivate even when I have no appetite.

Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce) step by step

  1. Heat the oil in a pan. I used medium heat. Add sliced onion and mix from time to time until translucent.
  2. Add ground chili, ground garlic, palm sugar, and salt. Stir-fry until fragrant.
  3. Lower the heat. Add the prawns and mix. Simmer for five minutes, uncovered.
  4. Add the celery and mix well. Add lime juice. After a couple of minutes, it is done!.

I know it's weird, but a plate of balado is probably going to cure me from any sickness faster than a bowl of chicken soup! You can practically turn anything into a balado dish with this sauce. Some of the more popular choices include eggplants, hard boiled eggs, tempe, and dendeng (deep fried thinly sliced beef). Continue blending briefly to a coarse paste. Heat wok over medium heat, add vegetable oil, and stir-fry the paste, add sugar.

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