Prawn Sambal

Best served with some white rice or try it with our Roti Jala recipe in our Quick & Easy category.

Prep Time

20 min.

Cook Time

20 min.

Total Time

40 min.


Family Faves


Share on facebook
Share on whatsapp
Share on twitter
Share on email
Share on telegram
Share on print


 Blend Ingredients:
6  Shallots
5 cloves of Garlic
1 cup Chilli Paste
4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 lb Prawns (peeled and cleaned)
2 tbsp Sugar
1 tbsp Palm Sugar
1½ tsp Salt (or to taste)
30 g Tamarind Paste
1 medium Onion (sliced)


  1. Peel & clean the prawns
  2. Blend garlic, shallots, and chilli paste with ½ cup of water until smooth.
  3. In a medium sized pot, heat vegetable oil. Add blended chilli paste. Stir until simmering.
  4. Add sugar, salt, tamarind paste, and palm sugar. Stir until fragrant.
  5. Add prawns and stir until well mixed.
  6. Place lid onto the pot and continue to simmer for 3 or 4 minutes.
  7. Add sliced onions.
  8. Cook for another 5 to 6 mins and serve.

Notes: Adjust the spiciness to your preference by adding or reducing the amount of chilli paste.

More delicious ideas for you

Rojak Buah Mahsuri
Strawberry Cheese Trifle
Tuna Fish Cakes
Pandan Chicken