|Stir-Fry Spicy Watercress In Shrimp Paste ( Belachan)|
2 bunches( 11/2 pound) watercress
2 red chili
2 cloves garlic
2 bulb shallot
3 slices ginger
1 small piece shrimp paste ( 1/2-inches), mix with 2 teaspoon water
11/2 tablespoon dried shrimp, washed and soaked in 5 tablespoon water for 15 minutes
21/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon oyster oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Wash and chop watercress into 3-inches length. Set aside.
Lightly blend red chili, garlic, shallot, dried shrimp in a blender, not blend till watery. Pour everything
in a bowl. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and set aside.
Heat up the wok on high heat, pour in the oil, add in the blend mixture and fry for 1 -3 minutes.
Add in the watercress, fry and combine everything in the wok. Pour in the shrimp paste, oyster sauce,
salt, sugar and continue to fry for another 1 - 2 minutes. Add a little bit water if it is too dry.
Dish up and serve.