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Sambal Belacan


[Ingredients]

  • 30g belacan

  • 5 fresh red chillies

  • 10 chilli padi

  • 30g galangal

  • 4 shallots

  • Juice from 15-20 calamansi

  • 2tsp sugar

  • 1tsp salt

[Steps]

  1. Toast belacan in a wok and break into small pieces. Stir-fry till fragrant. Set aside.

  2. Add chilli, chilli padi, galangal, shallot and calamansi juice into a food processor. Blend slightly, then add in belacan. Blend into a smooth paste.

Adapted from The Meat Men


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