Ingredients

  • Serves 2-4 people
  • 1 kg shrimp

    7 g salt

    15 g garlic

    2 limes, juiced

    600 ml cooking oil

     

    Ground Sambal Basil (A)

    50 g big red chili

    25 g curly red chili

    15 g turmeric

    15 g garlic

    20 g shallots

     

    1 red tomato, cut into 1 cm cubes

    1 lemongrass

    15 g galangal

    2 bay leaves

    2 kaffir lime leaves

    10 g chicken stock powder

    12 g sugar

    4 g salt

    100 ml water

     

    Complementary:

    1 spring onion, thinly sliced

    40 g green cayenne pepper 

    80 g basil

     

Udang Masak Kemangi (Shrimp with Sambal Basil)
Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Udang Masak Kemangi (Shrimp with Sambal Basil)

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Udang Masak Kemangi includes chili and basil leaves and this will tickle your senses with aromatic delight. The crunchy texture of the shrimp, plus the fragrant and spicy aroma of the basil sauce makes this a delicious side dish to go with warm white rice. Perfect for a family meal.
  • Easy
  • 30 min
  • 20 min
  • 10 min
  • 1 steps
  • 20 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 1 steps
  • 20 Ingredients
  • 30 min
  • 20 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Making Shrimp with Basil

    • Clean the shrimp, drain and pat dry. Then marinate with salt, garlic and lime juice. Let stand for 15 minutes.

    • Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat and fry the shrimps until cooked and reddish in color. Set aside.

    • To make the basil chili, blend ingredients (A). 

    • Heat up a little bit of the oil from frying the shrimps and saute the ground spices over medium heat together with lemongrass, galangal, bay leaves, and kaffir lime leaves. Cook until oil begins to separate from the spice paste.  Add the shrimp and stir to mix well.

    • Add the red tomatoes (optional) ,chicken powder, sugar, salt, and water.

    • Stir fry until well mixed, and add the basil leaves, spring onion and green cayenne pepper. Stir again. Turn off the heat.

    Making Shrimp with Basil


Plate and Serve!

Prepare a serving plate. Arrange the basil cooked shrimps on the plate and drizzle with the basil sauce. Serve with warm rice.

Plate and Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • Serves 2-4 people
    • 1 kg shrimp

      7 g salt

      15 g garlic

      2 limes, juiced

      600 ml cooking oil

       

      Ground Sambal Basil (A)

      50 g big red chili

      25 g curly red chili

      15 g turmeric

      15 g garlic

      20 g shallots

       

      1 red tomato, cut into 1 cm cubes

      1 lemongrass

      15 g galangal

      2 bay leaves

      2 kaffir lime leaves

      10 g chicken stock powder

      12 g sugar

      4 g salt

      100 ml water

       

      Complementary:

      1 spring onion, thinly sliced

      40 g green cayenne pepper 

      80 g basil

       

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