Sambal Dried Shrimp Cookies

Sambal Dried Shrimp Cookies
1 hour
5 - 6 Servings
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Recipe Description

Unique Dried Shrimp Sambal Cookies with a spicy taste and definitely a healthier option to be served during the Chinese New Year celebrations


Ingredients: Sambal Udang Kering

100 g Dried shrimp
25 g Dried chili
5 clove Garlic
4 pcs Shallot
1/2 cup Water
3 tbsp Cooking oil
1/4 tsp AJI-NO-MOTO
1/4 tsp Salt
2 tbsp Sugar

Ingredients: Cookie Dough

150 g Unsalted butter
1/4 tsp AJI-MO-MOTO
30 g Icing sugar
300 g All-purpose flour

Ingredients: Cookie Decoration

1/4 tsp Bamboo Charcoal
1 tsp Black Sesame Seeds
  1. Prepare the Dried Shrimp Sambal:
    • Blend the pre-soaked dried shrimp into small pieces.
    • Blend all the blended ingredients.
    • Heat oil in a pan, stir-fry the blended ingredients until fragrant (5 mins).
    • Add in the seasoning.
    • Add in the dried shrimp and stir-fry for 10 mins.
  2. Prepare the Dough:
    • Put the unsalted butter and icing sugar in a big bowl, beat until light and fluffy.
    • Add in all-purpose flour and AJI-NO-MOTO, then use a spatula to mix them well.
    • Wrap the dough with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
    • Divide the dough into 30 pieces and form them into a ball-shaped dough (around 16g per piece). Save 5 of them as decoration dough. 
    • Flatten each ball-shaped dough, put some dried shrimp sambal in it and wrap it well.
  3. Decoration:
    • Divide 3 ball-shaped dough into 50 small round shapes as tiger ears.
    • Take 2 ball-shaped dough to mix with bamboo charcoal powder. 
    • Use the black colour dough as tiger stripes.
    • Use black sesame seeds as tiger eyes.
  4. Bake the cookies:
    • Preheat the oven at 180°C for 10 minutes and bake the oven at the same temperature for 20 minutes.
    • Use a brush to apply some pink colouring powder on cookies as tiger cheeks.
  5. Enjoy the CNY cookies.
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