How to make delicious and simple dried shrimp paste
1. Ingredients for making dried shrimp paste
– High-fat bacon: 200g
– Dried shrimp: 50g
– Dried onion: 1 large bulb
– Green onions: 2 branches
– Chili: 2
– Spices: Pepper, sugar, salt, fish sauce
– Cooking oil: 1 tablespoon
2. How to make dried shrimp paste
Step 1: Process materials
Soak dried shrimp in hot water for 10 minutes to soften, then rinse with clean water, drain.
Pork belly, you squeeze it with salt, then wash it and cut it into square pieces.
Dried onions, peeled and chopped. Scallions remove roots, wash and cut into small pieces. Remove the stalks of chili peppers, wash them well.
Step 2: Make fish sauce and fry meat
First, you mix 8 tablespoons of fish sauce with 4 tablespoons of sugar and 4 tablespoons of filtered water, stir well. Then, put 1 tablespoon of cooking oil in the pan, put the bacon in and fry for about 5-6 minutes on medium heat until the meat is all fat and crispy, then take it out and drain.
Step 3: Making lighters
Take a little fat to fry the bacon in the pot, then add the minced purple onion and sauté it until fragrant. Then, add dried shrimp, fried pork belly, add half a teaspoon of seasoning seeds and stir-fry for about 2 minutes.
Next, put 1 tablespoon fish sauce into the meat pot, add 1 teaspoon pepper and 2 chili peppers. Cook the stock for another 20 minutes with low heat, until the meat is sticky, add chopped scallions and turn off the heat.
3. Some notes when making and preserving dried shrimp paste
To cook delicious stew, you should choose pork belly with 7 parts of meat and 3 parts of fat, don’t choose pieces with too much fat, when you eat it, it will be dry and tired because it shows all the fat.
Should choose an earthen pot for storage because the clay pot helps to keep the natural flavor better.
The delicious stew is after it’s finished, it’s brown and viscous. The stock is fatty, soft, and the sauce is rich, spicy, and aromatic. Braised with boiled vegetables, served with hot rice or rice is great.
The lighters should be stored in shady conditions, do not store the lighters in humid places and avoid direct sunlight/light. It’s best to keep it in the fridge and use it up within a few days.
The way to make dried shrimp paste is very simple, isn’t it? Let’s start making dry shrimp fat stew for the family to enjoy. Good luck!
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