How to cook Kangkung Belacan


Kangkung, also spelled kangkong belacan is a common dish in Singapore. This dish is easy and simple to make. Kangkung Belacan is a classic Malay recipe stir fried with spices and served hot at dinner!

Ingredients for Kangkung Belacan:
  • 300gm Kangkung (Water Spinach)
  • Oil
  • Salt and msg to taste
Spice Paste:
  • 1 tablespoon dried shrimp, soaked in hot boiling water until softened, drained
  • 3 chilies
  • 3 red onions, peeled, sliced
  • 2 garlics, peeled, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon belacan (Shrimp Paste)
Method:
  1. Grind the spice paste ingredients until smooth
  2. Put the cooking oil in a wok over medium-high heat, add the spice paste and cook for 3-4 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. Add in Kangkung, and stir-fry at high heat until well mixed (This should take less than 2 minutes!).
  4. Add salt and msg to taste. (Add very little salt to taste as the belacan is already salty)
  5. Do not over-cooked! Kangkung tend to softened very fast.
  6. Searve hot over steamed rice and bbq fish.
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How to cook Kangkung Belacan How to cook Kangkung Belacan Reviewed by Singapore Food Recipes on October 31, 2011 Rating: 5

2 comments:

  1. kang-kong must eat almost immediately. if not, it will turn dark. this vegetable is cheap. i think 1 kg only 1$.

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  2. cheap vegetable..

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