Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Hot and Spicy Seafood Recipe

Ingredients :

500g

2

250g

3 tablespoons

2

2 cloves

1 tablespoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/4 cup

1 teaspoon

Raw shrimps

Squid hoods

Mussels

Cooking oil

Medium onion, sliced

Garlic, crushed

Grated fresh ginger

Ground turmeric

Chili powder

Paprika

Tomato puree

Grated palm sugar or soft brown sugar

Method :
  • Peel and de-vein the shrimps.

  • Cut the squid hoods into 6 cm squares and score a crisscross pattern lightly into the flesh with a small sharp knife.

  • Scrub the mussels and remove the beards.

  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-based pan or wok, add the onion, garlic and ginger, and cook over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until the onion is soft.

  • Add the turmeric, chili powder and paprika, and cook for 2 minutes or until the oil begins to separate from the spices.

  • Add the seafood to the pan and cook over high heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until the shrimps are pink.

  • Stir in the tomato puree and sugar and stir-fry for 3 minutes or until the sauce is heated through.

  • Serve with rice or noodles.

 

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