Monday, April 18, 2011

Sambal Belacan & Anchovies (Ikan Bilis) Fried Rice


For this recipe, I am using the Sambal Belacan which I had prepared earlier. We at home are quite on the heavy side for spicy food, so I added more of the sambal belacan inside but its really up to you on  how much you prefer. Making fried rice is not complete without veges and cabbage certainly will be the best choice. This is a typical Malaysian style fried rice you can find especially at cafes and stalls.

Ingredients
3 cups of cooked white rice
2 tsp of sambal belacan
100g cabbage - shredded
45g anchovies/ikan bilis - soaked in water for 15 mins and drain of the water
1 (abt 80g) medium size onion - sliced thinly
2 eggs 
4 tbsp olive oil
salt to taste

Method
Heat 1 tbsp oil and when heated, break in the eggs.  Stir and fry to scramble to medium cooked level.
Remove and keep aside. Add the balance oil inside.  Fry the anchovies until crispy and remove it. Put in the onion and saute to soften for about 3-4 mins.  Now goes in the sambal belacan.  Stir both ingredients together.
Add the rice and salt to taste.  Continue to stir to blend all the ingredients together. Finally, the cabbage, fried anchovies and scrambled eggs are added.
Continue to stir for another 3-4 mins before removing from heat.
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12 comments:

  1. Alamak, this is one of my fave meals :) Love the combination!

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  2. i keep hearing that spicy foods causes hemorrhoid.. :P so I try not to eat too much of it.

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  3. A complete meal all in one! I love anchovies in fried rice! Yum!

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  4. Hi nava. fried rice is one of my favorites and this one looks so delicious and spicy.. especially eaten hot, it makes such a great one dish meal

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  5. thanks everyone for your comments.

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  6. Yummy yuMMy..i like ur recipes~~

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  7. thanks Isabelle - would appreciate your continuous support on my recipes.

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  8. Love this fried rice.The spicyness...ada umh! :)

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  9. thanks for your yummy comments.

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  10. This fried rice looks amazing,gonna try it someday! :)

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  11. looks really mouthwatering n healthy too.

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