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Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

My Indonesian maid called this SAMBAL TOMAT. It taste hot, spicy, sweet and sour. Dip it with sliced cucumber, hmmmmm delicious

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in frying pan.
  2. Fry all ingredients, accept salt and sugar.
  3. for 2 minute.
  4. Set aside for 1 min, blend or pound all ingredients and add salt and sugar.
  5. Return to pan and fry another 1-2 minute.
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I am not sure if shrimp paste will ever become my favourite ingredient, but this dip was really good! I was a bit unsure how much salt and sugar should be added, so I used about one tablespoon each, and it turned out great. We had this with shrimp and corn fritters for a nice lunch. Chosen for PAC spring 2007