1 kg Sotong – cut into rings ( blanch in boiling water for 5 second and transfer to icy water), drained and set aside
1 big yellow onion – sliced
2 tbsp oil
Salt, sugar to taste
2 tbsp tamarind paste mixed with 3 tbsp water
1 tbsp tomato sauce
1 tbsp Chilli Sauce
1/2 tbsp oyster sauce
6 small onions
5 fresh red chillies or 10 dried Chilli soaked in hot water
1/2 inch roasted Belacan
50 ml water
Heat oil in a wok, add in the blended ingredients and saute till pecah minyak and fragrance. Add in sliced onions and cook till onion is soft.
Add in tamarind water, sauce ingredients, salt and sugar to taste, stir to mix well, taste according and adjust to your preference. Add in the Sotong, toss briefly to well combine with the sauce for 5 second.
Serve hot with rice.