WATCH: This Spicy Dilis Recipe Is The Only Snack You Will Need

This is great as a snack or served with a steaming hot bowl of rice.

This dried fish snack is easy to make! Simply toss these easy-to-find ingredients together then cook it with the dried dilis. It’s a fast and unbelievably tasty snack that you can definitely make at home.

Plus, it can double as your favorite breakfast ulam.  

You can definitely have the spicy dilis on top of a steaming bowl of rice for breakfast.
Photo by Majoy Siason

Spicy Dilis Recipe

  • Takes 15 minutes
  • Makes 6 servings
  • 1 tablespoon banana ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/8 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 1/4 cups dried dilis
  • 1 siling labuyo, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 In a small bowl, mix banana ketchup, hot sauce, sugar, chili powder, and sesame oil. Set aside.
  • 2 In a dry nonstick frying pan over low heat, add dried dilis. Cook, stirring constantly to prevent burning, until heated through. Add and stir in oil until dilis are well coated.
  • 3 Pour ketchup mixture with the dilis and stir to mix. Continue cooking and stirring until the sugar has dissolved, the mixture begins to dry, and the dilis are well coated.
  • 4 Remove from heat and stir in siling labuyo and sesame seeds while still hot. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container.

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