Quick and Easy Recipe: Tasty Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce)

Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce). In this video I'll show you how to cook Indonesian food, Prawn in Chili, or what they call Balado Udang. Udang balado Padang style prawns in spicy sambal or balado sauce. Deep-fried prawns, topped with chili sauce.

The ingredients were simple, the instructions were clear and easy to follow, and the results were darn tasty. Sambal udang (bahasa Indonesia: sambal goreng udang atau bahasa Minang: balado udang) adalah makanan yang disajikan panas dan berasa pedas yang dapat ditemukan di masakan Indonesia. Makanan ini terbuat dari udang, baik dikupas atau tidak dikupas. You can have Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce) using 9 simple ingredients and 4 easy steps. Follow these simple steps to cook this tasty food.

Ingredients of Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce)

  1. It’s 500 grams of prawns, shells removed.
  2. You need 2 tbsp of ground chili.
  3. It’s 1 tsp of ground garlic.
  4. You need 1/2 tsp of palm sugar.
  5. You need 1 of small onion, sliced.
  6. It’s to taste of Salt.
  7. You need of Juice from 1/2 of lime.
  8. It’s 1 tbsp of oil.
  9. Prepare 2 tbsp of chopped celery.

Sambal Udang (Prawn Sambal) is a well loved side dish that is often taken for granted. It seldom takes center stage as it is usually served as an accompaniment or condiment to jazz up a meal. A little goes a long way because the sauce (and not the shrimps) is actually the star of the dish. There are many variations of sambal udang (prawn sambal), but the basic ingredients are more or less the same.

Udang Balado (Prawns with Chili Sauce) step by step

  1. Heat the oil in a pan. I used medium heat. Add sliced onion and mix from time to time until translucent..
  2. Add ground chili, ground garlic, palm sugar, and salt. Stir-fry until fragrant..
  3. Lower the heat. Add the prawns and mix. Simmer for five minutes, uncovered..
  4. Add the celery and mix well. Add lime juice. After a couple of minutes, it is done!.

This version is our family's sambal udang recipe, passed down to us from my late mother. She would always add some thinly sliced kaffir lime leaves to perfume the dish with its aroma. Prawn balchão is a fiery dish from Goa (located in coastal western India) that is almost like a pickle. Do as the Goans do and serve it with hot plain boiled rice. The cuisine of the Goan region is heavily based on their abundant seafood, with influences from Hindu, Muslim, and Portuguese cultures.