• Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 10 minutes
  • Serving For 2 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • 300g wild fern shoots (pucuk paku), plucked into sections
  • 1-2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground belacan
  • 1 tbsp dried prawns, soaked briefly and coarsely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 an onion, cut into half rings
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and cut into slices
  • 50g stink beans (petai)
  • For the seasoning (to mix together)
  • 1/2 tsp fish sauce or to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chicken stock powder


  1. Blanch wild fern shoots in a wok of boiling water for 10 to 20 seconds. Dish and drain.
  2. Heat oil in a wok and saute belacan and dried prawns until fragrant. Add in garlic and onion and fry briskly.
  3. Add in red chilli and stir in seasoning to mix. Return wild fern shoots to the wok and add petai to combine. Toss briefly then dish out and serve.

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