How to make Sijori Sambal Sotong
Satisfy your spicy cravings with Sijori's Aromatic Vegan Sambal Sotong recipe. This traditional Malay dish is made with tender calamari cooked in a rich and spicy chili paste that's bursting with flavor. Our Sijori Sambal Nasi Lemak takes this classic dish to the next level, adding an extra layer of depth and flavor that will leave you wanting more.
To make this recipe, start by cleaning and preparing the calamari. Then, fry the calamari in hot oil until golden brown and set it aside. In a separate pan, sauté garlic, onion, and Sijori Sambal Nasi Lemak until fragrant. Add in tomato paste and coconut milk, then simmer until the sauce has thickened. Finally, add in the fried calamari and cook for a few more minutes until the calamari is fully coated in the sauce.
The result is a delicious and satisfying dish that's perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. With Sijori's Aromatic Vegan Sambal, this dish is vegan, gluten-free, and contains no MSG or preservatives. So you can enjoy the bold, authentic flavor of Malaysian cuisine without any worries about unwanted additives.
In conclusion, Sijori's Aromatic Vegan Sambal Sotong recipe is a traditional Malay dish that's easy to make and bursting with flavor. The addition of our Sijori Sambal Nasi Lemak adds an extra layer of depth and spice to this classic dish, making it a must-try for any Malaysian food lover. So give it a try and taste the deliciousness for yourself!
How to make Sambal Sotong
2tbsp Sijori Sambal Nasi Lemak
100g Red Onion
50g Brown Onion
Clean and cut squid into rings.
In a blender, blitz onion into paste. Cut brown onion into rings and set aside.
Soak 15g of tamarind in 40ml of water and let it sit. Alternatively you can use seedless tamarind pulp
In a pan, boil water and poach squid for 1-2mins or until it firms up. Once cook, drain squid and set aside.
In a wok, heat oil and sauté onion paste until it caramelises for 4-5mins.
Add 2 tablespoon of Sijori Sambal Nasi Lemak and tamarind mixture. Sauté for 3-4 mins. Season to taste with sugar and salt.
Combine brown onion and cooked squid into the sambal. You want to make sure it’s well coated. Cook sambal for 2-3 mins and turn off heat.
- When adding salt and sugar make sure to taste as you go to get your desired balance of flavour.
- Make this Vegan by replacing Calamari with Konjac or Rice Cakes for that chewy texture.