Sambal. Must I repeat myself again. No need right? I think the rest of the sambal dishes can speak for themselves and for you as well (Sweet Potato Leaves Sambal Belacan, Sambal Sotong, Sambal, Sambal Udang & Nyonya Fish Sambal)? What's the cooking story for this Sambal Kentang Ikan Asin? Kentang is potato and ikan asin is salted fish (Pumpkin Salted Fish Curry, Bean Sprouts Salted Fish, Pineapple Salted Fish Curry, Salted Fish Pickle & Salted Fish Mango Sambal). What else should I say? Pretty much nothing much except getting your closer to the recipe. (Spicy Potato Ikan Bilis)? The splendid chillies and kaffir lime leaves and lemongrass scented, spicy our Malaysian Sambal Kentang Ikan Asin.
2 potatoes (about 300g) - simmered till tender, cubed and fried (with or without the skin)
150g salted fish - soaked for 10 mins and sliced
1 lemongrass - bruised
3-4 kaffir lime leaves - tear into smaller pieces
4 tbsp oil
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
Salt and sugar for taste
7 dried red chillies (or as per taste)
1 medium size onion
When oil is heated, fry salted fish till crispy, remove and keep aside
In the same oil, add the blended/grounded ingredients and lemongrass.
Stir and fry till aromatic and oil splits.
Add in the fried potatoes, fried salted fish and lemon juice.
Season with salt and sugar.
Stir all in together for a couple of mins.
Lastly add lime leaves, one good stir and remove from heat.