Monday, 3 June 2013

Spicy Sweet Dilis

Tamis Anghang na Dilis
Spicy Sweet Dilis
A popular street foods and delicious treat as a snack item or as an appetizer, made out of dried anchovies in a sweet and spicy coating. A very authentic snack not only for its sweet and spicy taste but for its color and garnishes.

Ingredients :
  • 1 1/2 Lbs dried anchovy
  • 1 Cup tomato ketchup
  • 3/4 Cups Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon chilli powder
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Dried chilli powder

Directions :
  •  In a pan, add oil then cook dried anchovies in medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour the tomato ketchup in a sauce pan, add vegetable oil, sugar and chilli powder and nitre powder.
  • Mix and stir until sugar and other ingredients are well dissolve.
  • Put the heat to medium heat and let the mixture boil, stirring continuously until the sauce has thickened
  • Turn the heat to low and add the fried anchovy, continue stirring until the sauce has been absorbed.
  • Sprinkle dried chilli on and serve hot or cold.
Cooking Tips :
  1. Do not overcook dried anchovy otherwise it will taste bitter.
  2. For less sweeter, use brown sugar ( Adding sugar depends on desired sweetness)
  3. Nitre powder or salitre is an optional ingredients.
  4. For garnishing, sesame seed can be a replacement for dried chilli.
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