Hot, Hot Chilie Paste ( Sambal ) - Indonesian Sauce

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Recipe by reya doucette

I am searching for the perfect hot chilli sauce smooth as a paste. So far I found this one on the net by Larry Haftl. Sambal is to Indonesian cuisine what salsa is to Mexican cooking: a fiery hot condiment serves at every meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a blender or food processor, combine chilies, garlic, onion, sugar, lemon juice, water, and salt; whirl until onions are finely minced.
  2. Pour mixture into 1 to 2 quart pan and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until reduced to about 1/2 cup (about 10 minutes).
  3. Serve at room temperature.

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