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Udang Masak Merah (Red Shrimp)

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Category: Indonesian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Freshwater prawns
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 2 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 c Sunflower oil
  • 10 Dried chillies; soaked, or
  • -to taste
  • 12 Shallot; chopped
  • 8 Cloves garlic; crushed
  • 2 ts Laos; (galangal powder)
  • 1 Inch square dried shrimp;
  • -(trassie)
  • 4 md Fresh tomato; quartered
  • Salt and pepper and sugar;
  • -to taste


Clean the prawns and trim off sharp ends of feelers and legs. Leave the
shells intact. Marinade the prawns with salt, pepper and the cornstarch for
about 30 minutes. Heat the oil in a wok, and fry the next 5 ingredients
over low heat until fragrant. Throw in the prowns, increasing the heat
simultaneously. Stir-fry the prawns, then add the tomatoes. Add a little
water if necessar. Add salt, pepper and sugar to taste. When the prawns
turn bright red, they are cooked.

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