Sambal okra. Okra is also called Ladies' Fingers in England and Commonwealth countries. Sambal okra is made with fresh okra, sambal (chili and Malaysian belacan or shrimp paste) plus shrimp. It's so healthy, delicious and great with rice.
They are also frequently cooked like the ever popular Kangkung Belacan stir fry. Alone, sambal okra is a light appetizer, but over steamed rice, it is substantial enough to be a main course. Mucilage—the mixture of sugars and proteins found naturally in okra—makes okra a great thickener, but can also cause it to become slimy when cooked. You can cook Sambal okra using 5 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Sambal okra
- Prepare of Main.
- Prepare 9 piece of okra (ladies' fingers), rinsed and cut diagonally into bite size.
- Prepare of Other.
- It’s 3 tbsp of cooking oil.
- You need 3 tsp of sambal prawn chilli.
Sambal Long Beans Recipe Okra is a vegetable which you either love or steer clear of, due to its hairy skin and slimy texture when cut. Fortunately I belong to the okra fan club. One tip to reduce the inherent sliminess is to stir fry it briskly over a high heat wok. Stir fry garlic until just start to turn light brown.
Sambal okra instructions
- Rinsed and cut okra diagonally into bite size. Throw okra into pot of boiling water and parboil for 10 seconds and then drained..
- Heat cooking oil in frying pan using medium heat. Stir fry okra with sambal prawn chilli for about 2 to 3 minutes till the "goo" is gone..
- Ready to serve with rice or porridge..
Add cut okra and sambal belacan. Ingredients Used: garlic • okra • sambal belacan Sambal okra is one of the very few okra dishes that I like because the okra doesn't taste slimy in this dish which I think is the main reason why many people don't like this vegetable. Malaysians are crazy about sambal belacan – a blend of hot red chili and umami fermented shrimp paste. It is then balanced with sugar and something sour such as lime juice or tamarind. One of the most popular dishes in the Nyonya and Malay community is Okra with Sambal Belacan.