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More Penang recipes

From the Penang Nyonya A-Ma Secret Recipes cookbook:

Assam Udang

Ingredients:
600g prawns
1 tbsp oil
1 onion, shredded
1 red chili, shredded

Seasoning:
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp plum sauce
1 tsp dark soya sauce
150g tamarind pulp, mixed with 200ml water, squeezed

1. Heat oil, saute onion and chili
2. Add prawns, stir well. Pour in seasoning, bring to boil, until sauce thickened.

Telur Belanda

1. Fry eggs until yolk half cooked
2. Fry onion and chili, add eggs, pour in seasoning (sugar, tomato sauce, plum sauce, tamarind pulp water), bring to boil
3. Cook eggs until firm.

Acar

Recipe courtesy of mum :)

Ingredients:
-seasonal vegetables, can include cabbage (I think Napa would be sweet in this), cucumbers, carrots, mangkuang (jicama), longbeans, french beans, etc.
-red chili peppers and shallots, finely minced
-salt, sugar, vinegar
-crushed peanuts

Methods:
-blanch veggies (except cucumber) in boiling water with salt and dash of vinegar
-sprinkle salt on cucumber pieces
-fry veggies with chili and shallots (pinch of tumeric optional), season with salt, add sugar to taste, more vinegar to taste
-squeeze fresh limes if available
-sprinkle with crushed peanuts
TUCK IN!!