Belacan (Shrimp Paste)

Belacan is also known as shrimp paste in English. Belacan is a type of Malay condiment made of udang geragau (krill) that has been salted, dried and fermented for four months. It is an essential ingredient in Malay cooking. The recipes that had belacan are sambal tumis, asam pedas, air asam, sambal belacan. Essentially, there are two ways of making belacan either traditionally pound or … Continue reading Belacan (Shrimp Paste)