[FRUITY TWIST] Assam Chill Prawns – 亚参虾

If you like the taste of assam, then you’re in for a treat! This recipe has a fruity twist on the classic Assam Chilli Prawns, sweet & tangy all at the same time! The sweetness from the pineapple infused with sauce~ MmmmImmensely delicious and surprisingly straightforward to cook. Try this recipe out this week and share the seafood love!

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  • Servings: 3-4 pax

  • Time: 35 min

  • Skill: Easy


  1. 3 tbsp Tamarind pulp (mixed with half cup of water , strained and set aside)

  2. 1 quarter pineapple

  3. 600g Prawns (trim off the legs and deveined)

  4. 3 Tomatoes (cut into wedges)

  5. 2 tbsp Cooking oil

  6. Sugar & salt to taste

  7. 8 Candlenuts

  8. 8 slices Galangal 

  9. 2 stalks Lemongrass (trim and use the white stem portion)

  10. 200g Shallots  

  11. 2 tsp Torch ginger Flower (chopped)

  12. 1 inch knob Turmeric

  13. 2 tsp toasted belacan

  14. 2 tbsp Dried chilli paste 


  1. Grind all spices in a blender into paste

  2. Heat oil in wok and add spices, stir fry till fragrant

  3. Add turmeric juice & pineapple cubes, bring to boil

  4. Add prawns and saute.

  5. Once prawns cooked & turn to pink color, add in the tomatoes

  6. Add sugar & salt to taste

  7. Dish out and serve hot

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