Sambal Kentang, Ikan Bilis & Kacang

Sedap, Pedas, Rangup – all in one! A binge-worthy snack & ideal to sell if you’re looking to start a home-based business – being cost effective and easy to make in big batches. Store it in airtight containers to keep it crunchy for you and your customers! Really yummy when paired with bread slices or hot rice 😋

Prep Time

15 min.

Cook Time

45 min.

Total Time

60 min.


Quick & Easy


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 2 Large Potatoes (thinly sliced - add ½ tsp salt)
 200g/ 1 cup Ground nuts
 100g / 1 cup Dried Anchovies (wash and dry)
 1 cup Cooking Oil
 4 Lime Leaves
 1 tsp Tamarind Paste (add to 4 tbsp water)
 4 - 5 Shallots / 1 big Onion
 3 - 4 cloves Garlic
 8 Dried Chillies
 2 tbsp Sugar
 3 tbsp Palm Sugar
 ½ tsp Salt


  1. Wash and slice the potatoes, then dehydrate them by pouring ½ tsp of salt and mixing it lightly, set them aside.
  2. Meanwhile, grind or pound the garlic, shallots, dried chillies and lime leaves until it is roughly chopped, and set aside.
  3. Heat up some oil in a pan, then add in the sliced potatoes and fry them on low heat until they are brown & crispy, then remove them from the wok.
  4. Then pour in the ground nuts and fry them until they are nicely browned and start popping, and remove from the pan & let drain.
  5. Remove some of the oil leaving about 2 tbsp in the pan, then on medium heat, then fry the blended chilli sambal mix until it becomes fragrant stirring continuously.
  6. Add in the brown sugar, palm sugar and Tamarind Paste and keep stirring, cook it for another 2 - 3 mins.
  7. Then add in the peanuts, anchovies and stir well.
  8. 8. Finally add in the fried potatoes and mix it well together until it is all well coated.

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