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Sambal Shrimp Cookie ~ CNY 2018 ~ 參巴蝦醬曲奇


A little bit of spiciness to usher in the Year of the Dog .... Sambal Shrimp Cookies!  The name may sound a bit weird but then there's always room for innovation and creativity.  I was just experimenting with this reicpe to make something different and surprisingly it yielded good result. Well at least the family members who were my guinea pigs gave a nod of approval!




Sambal Shrimp Cookie ~  參巴蝦醬曲奇

Ingredients
  • 180 gm plain flour, sifted
  • 120 gm butter
  • 40 gm icing sugar
  • 1.1/2 to 2 Tbsp sambal udang (depending on spiciness)
  • Curry leaves finely chopped
Method
  1. Cream butter with icing sugar till light and creamy.
  2. Add in curry leaves and sambal udang,  mix well.
  3. Add in the sifted flour and lightly mix to form a soft dough.
  4. Cover with cling wrap and let chill in the fridge for about half an hour.
  5. Roll out the dough in between plastic sheets and stamp out the cookies with a cookie cutter.
  6. Arrange the cookies on a parchment lined baking tray.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 12 to 15 mins.  till golden brown.
  8. Let cool and remove cookies onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Yield :  38 cookies

Happy Chinese New Year
May the Year of the Dog brings you much cheer, prosperity and good health




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