Cabai Merah red chillies, also known as Cabe Merah are fresh red chillies that are most popular in Malaysia and Indonesia. They are a deep red, thick and long and are only slightly hotter than the capsicum, the family to which they belong. I have used them in fried rice recipes and mushroom stir fry. The flavour is superb when stir fried and they go extremely well with Bok Choy.
Stir Fried Bok Choy with Cabai Merah
What I Used:
Bok choy – 8 stalks, washed and chopped (both stem and leaves)
Cabai Merah (fresh red chillies) – 6 to 7, chopped
Garlic – 3 pods, minced
Soy sauce – 1 tbsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Salt – to taste
How I Made It:
1. Heat oil in a pan. Add the minced garlic and fry until golden brown. Keeping the fire on high, add the soy sauce and stir until it bubbles (1 min).
2. To this add the cabai merah and the chopped bok choy. Reduce fire and stir until the boy choy wilts. Add salt.