This Fried Chili Paste is the perfect accompaniment to your noodles and rice dishes. It is a versatile condiment to have in hand and is very easy to prepare. | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com

Fried Chili Paste

This Fried Chili Paste is the perfect accompaniment to your noodles and rice dishes. It is a versatile condiment to have in hand and is very easy to prepare.
(Makes about ½ cup fried chili paste)
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Dips &amp, Sauces
Cuisine: Malaysian
Servings: 20
Calories: 36kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 10 dried red chilies
  • 3 red chilies (seeded and cut into pieces)
  • 5 shallots (peeled)
  • cup vegetable oil (80ml)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Break dried chilies in half and squeeze out the seeds. Soak in hot water for 30 minutes to soften. Drain.
  • Blend dried chilies, red chilies, and shallots with ¼ cup (60ml) water until smooth.
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  • Heat vegetable oil in a medium size saucepan over low heat. Add blended chili paste, salt, and sugar. Stir continuously until chili paste darkens and oil separates. This will take about 12 to 15 minutes.
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  • Remove and place in a jar.

NUTRITION

Calories: 36kcal
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