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Sambal Prawns - Shared by Peng Yen Hoo


500g prawns (deshelled)​200ml water
​Long beans (cut)​50ml assam water
​1 big yellow onion (thinly sliced)3tbsp of oil
​1 pkt Asyura Sambal Tumis paste


1) Heat oil and stirfry onion till semi transparent

2) Add sambal paste and stir until fragrant

3) Add water and mix well

4) Add long beans, stir, lower the fire, cover and simmer until half-cooked

5) Add prawns, stir and cover till beans are fully-cooked

6) Turn off the fire, pour in the assam water and mix well

The Sambal Prawns are ready to serve!

About the participant

My name is Yen, and I enjoy cooking for my family using fresh and healthy ingredients from NTUC Fairprice. Hope you'll enjoy this recipe!

Peng Yen Hoo

Recipe has been edited for clarity by the HealthXchange team.

Ref: L20