Shrimp In Spicy Nut Sauce (Pepes Udang)

Indonesian

Indonesia, shrimp

Ingredients Quantity Unit of Measure
Bay Leaf Dry
Cooking Salt
Coriander Leaf
Galangal
Garlic
Kemiri Nuts (Candleberry)
Onion Dry
Red Chili Whole (Dry)
Shrimp
Shrimp Sauce
Tamarind Ripe Brown
White Sugar Granulated
2.000
0.005
3.000
0.050
0.002
5.000
0.050
4.000
0.454
5.000
3.000
0.003
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1. Crush the garlic, onion, salt, chili, coriander, tamarind liquid, sugar, shrimp paste and kemiri in a blender or mortar.
2. Mix the spice paste with the whole shrimp, salam and laos.
3. Make a loaf-shaped mound of the mixture on a piece of banana leaf (Use Silver Foil), abd wrap it securely, making sure the ends are sealed.
4. Bake the foil loaf in a 425 degree oven for twenty minutes , or place the package under the broiler for the same length of time. Turn it over after ten minutes to cook the shrimp evenly.
5. At the end of this step, open the center of the leaf loaf 2 inches, and place it under tile broiler for five minutes to form a brown crust.