All posts tagged: Sambal Squid on Banana Leaf

Recipe: Sambal Sotong/Squid on Banana Leaf (三峇烏賊)

Now that I have shared on how to prepare sambal paste, we are ready to venture into some other dishes using the sambal paste which we already have in the fridge/freezer. Even if you do not have homemade sambal (which in my opinion is better than store bought), you can still use store bought sambal for this dish. Sambal Sotong/Squid is so easy and simple to cook. You can easily whip up this dish in no time as long as you have all the ingredients on hand. It is also cooked on a piece of banana leaf which adds flavour to this dish. I am sure you will agree with me that it looks like a dish which you will get from a zi char stall (basically a Chinese food stall with the capability to whip up a huge variety of a la carte dishes on demand) or restaurant. Every mouthful of the squid intertwined with the sambal, other ingredients and a tinge of the lime juices on it was just so irresistible! We love …