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Cucumber Kerabu

Cucumber Kerabu

Courtesy of Chef Zak Pelaccio of Fatty Crab.

Cucumber Kerabu

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This recipe appears in: Seriously Malaysian: Starters and Desserts


  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1/2 onion, sliced very thin
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon dried shrimp
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sambal Belacan
  • 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons chicken stock or fish stock, depending on what type of protein the dish is to compliment.
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 clove or garlic, minced


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    Heat the oil to 350°F and fry the dried shrimp until golden and crispy. Use something heat proof with holes to remove the shrimp from the oil and drain on a table. Once the shrimp have cooled, mince them.

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