Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

This is one of the easiest way to prepare sambal prawn in Singapore. Try it! Remember not to overcooked the prawns.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the pounded ingredients with the chilli paste and salt.
  2. Heat oil in saucepan.
  3. Fry pounded ingredients until fragrant.
  4. Add prawns.
  5. Stir for 1 minute.
  6. Add coconut milk, tamarind juice and MSG.
  7. Bring to boil.
  8. Serve hot with steamed white rice.


Most Helpful

This recipe is fast, easy to make and tastes great. I omitted the oil (not necessary with coconut milk) and shallots. Also, I added a chopped tomato and some green onions. Finally I adjusted the sugar and salt levels to my taste. My family loved it. Thanks!

Romi224 August 31, 2004

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