Sambal Pedas Cockles

Sambal Pedas Cockles

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1 kg cockles

Sauce Ingredients
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp Kicap Manis
1 tbsp Chilli sauce
1/2 tsp sugar
Salt to taste

3 tbsp oil
2 stalks lemongrass – bruised
3 pieces kaffir leaves

Blended Ingredients
3-4 fresh red chillies
3 small chilli padi
1/2 inch ginger
3 shallots + 1 big red onion
4 cloves garlic
1 tsp oil
50 ml water


  1. Clean cockles in a basin to remove mud, then soak in water with some salt for 15 minutes. Wash several times. Shelled the cockles then wash cockles in colander 1 – 2 times. Drain in colander to discard excess water.
  2. Heat wok with oil and saute blended ingredients, kaffir leaves and lemongrass till fragrant and oil separates. Add in sauce ingredients, stir to mix well and adjust taste to your preference.
  3.  Add in cockles, stir fry over high heat till well combined with the sauce ingredients/
    Dish out immediately (this is to prevent overcooking the cockles and tough).

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