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Sambal Asam Fish Spice Blend

CHF 10.90

Sambal Asam Fish is a classic Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia dish which is addictively sour, tangy and spicy thanks to tamarind (Asam) and chilli. It is considered a healthy dish with lots of vegetables such as tomatoes, eggplant, lady’s fingers and fish with no coconut milk and tastes amazingly satisfying.

Recipes are provided online and on the packaging.

Ingredients: Chili, Candlenut, Raw Sugar, Himalayan Pink Salt, Turmeric

All-natural with no preservatives, no flavour enhancers, no additives and no artificial colourings

Handcrafted and made in Singapore by Anthony The Spice Maker.

Packed in a food-grade resealable spice pouch in Switzerland.

Net Weight 130g


18 in stock

How to Turn Premix Spice Blend Into A Paste

Using a mortar and pestle or food processor, pound or blend 250g of chopped onions with 150ml water and 130g of spice blend to achieve 530g of spice paste.

530g of spice paste serves to flavour approximately 2.5kg-3kg of fish/seafood.

Store freshly made Sambal Asam Fish paste frozen, thawed spice paste to be cooked within a week.

A Guide on How to Cook Sambal Asam Fish for 6 – 8 Servings


260g Sambal Asam Fish paste

1.2kg-1.5kg fish

6 tbsp cooking oil

100g asam/tamarind paste

5 stalks of okra sliced

1 small eggplant, sliced

2 tomatoes quartered

1L water (make asam water with asam paste)

Pineapples quartered (optional)

sugar to taste



1. Add asam paste into water then sieve out the seeds. Set aside asam water.

2. On medium-low heat, stir-fry spice paste with cooking oil for 15 mins.

3. Add asam water and bring it to a boil.

4. Add brinjal and okra until half cooked. Then add fish.

5. Add pineapples and tomatoes after the fish and vegetables are cooked.

6. Add sugar to taste then turn off the heat.

Best enjoyed with rice.


CHF 8.40/100g

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Weight142 g