Recipe: Stir Fried Ladies Fingers with Dried Shimp & Red Chilli

Gina Poh


Approximately RM2.50


2 people


300g ladies fingers (sliced)
red chilli (deseeded and sliced)
1 tbsp dried shrimp (chopped)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
Fish sauce (to taste)
Soy sauce (to taste)
Pepper (to taste)
Healthy cooking oil of your choice (olive oil is a healthier option)


  1. Fry garlic with dried shrimp and chilli with a little bit of oil till lightly golden.
  2. Place in ladies fingers and add a bit of water (approx. 100ml).
  3. Add in a bit of soy sauce, fish sauce, and pepper to taste, then fry till all liquids are absorbed (taking care not to over-fry).
  4. Serve immediately.

This delicious stir fried ladies fingers recipe is part of our Healthy Meals Under RM10 series. The Asian recipes in this series are contributed by Gina Poh, a caterer with more than 20 years of culinary experience.  


Do you have a favourite way to prepare these nutritious ladies fingers? Let us know in the comments below!

Gina Poh Gina Poh has been having a love affair with cooking for the past 25 years. She currently owns a small catering business, where she caters meals,drinks, and desserts to functions, parties, and meetings for up to 50 people. During her free time, she continues cooking and baking to the delight of many. You can find her delicious cooking here



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