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Dried Shrimp Salad ~ 虾米沙拉


I was introduced to this dish when we dined out recently and the waitress recommended that this would pair very well with white porridge.  I've never thought of a dried shrimp salad and naturally we were game to give it a go.  True to what she said, this dish did go very well with the porridge and I tried to replicate it at home.   This is indeed delicious and can double up as an appetiser as well.   Think it will be a good accompaniment with a glass of cold Beer too!




Dried Shrimp Salad ~  虾米沙拉

Ingredients

  • 150 gm tiny dried shrimps
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 bird eye chillies, cut
  • 6 limau kasturi/limes
  • 6 tsps sugar or to taste
Method
  1. With some oil, pan-fry the dried shrimps until they pop up and fragrant.
  2. Dish out into a mixing bowl.
  3. Squeeze out the juice from the limes and mix with the sugar till sugar is dissolved.
  4. Mix in the sliced onion and toss in the chillies.
  5. Pour the lime juice into the mixture and mix well.  Fine tune to desired taste.
  6. Cover and chill in the fridge before serving.



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