Monday, December 6, 2010

Belacan Fried Rice

Belacan. Our Malaysian ingredient love of mine. Absolutely because? I am one person who? Strange right? The Indian who love belacan to every bit (Ikan Kembung Cabai Hijau & Kangkung Belacan). What about my other half-half? Long story cut short, he now doesn't mind when belacan is one of the ingredients for our Malaysian Malay cooking and so far so good. Belacan Fried Rice. One of the best amongst the rest of our Malay style fried rice which was not only a mouth winner formula for me, but for him as well. Belacan Fried Rice. Close your eyes and imagine your mouth leading the way.  

6 red dried chillies 
1/2 inch roasted belacan
**Blend/ground to a coarse paste 
Other ingredients
3 cups cooked white rice
2 eggs 
10 fresh prawns(de-vein, remove skin and head, and chopped)
3 shallots (slice thinly)
3 garlic (slice thinly)
10 stalks kangkung/water spinach (cut off the roots, slice stem into two and cut again)
3 tbsp oil
Salt for taste (use sparingly)

When oil is heated, break eggs in.
Scramble and dish out.
In the same oil (if needed, add a bit more oil)
Fry chilli paste, shallots, garlic and prawns for a couple of mins or/and till aromatic. 
Add rice and season with salt.
Stir all together.
Add kangkung and scrambled eggs.
Quickly stir and remove from heat.  

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  1. tq, give a try and give us yr feedback

  2. This is such a great recipe!! Thanks for sharing hun :)


  3. I never try this before looks devine


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