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Sambal Petai Prawns

Unique to the region, petai beans have a signature taste and smell and pair well with minced meat and prawns alike. Stir-fry with fiery anchovy sambal for a delectable treat!

Preparation time:
25 minutes

150g petai (stink beans), split
5-6 medium-sized prawns
1 onion, cut into smaller pieces
1 packet Anchovy Sambal
2 tbsps cooking oil


  1. Heat oil in wok or skillet, then add prawns and stir-fry briskly.
  2. Add onions next, continue stir-frying for a minute, and add in petai beans.
  3. Saute for a while until almost cooked.
  4. Add the contents of a sachet of Anchovy Sambal, followed by a dash of water and mix well.
  5. Leave to simmer till bubbling. Dish out and serve with steamed rice!
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