Indonesian Sambal Sauce

Recipe by profken
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 3/4 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup small dried hot red chili pepper, stemmed and seeded (even better if you can find them bottled in brine instead of dried)
  • 1
    small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 13
    cup sugar
  • 14
  • 14
    cup water
  • 1
    teaspoon salt (omit if you use brined chilies)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend at high speed until ingredients are well chopped and blended.
  • Pour mixture into a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until sauce is reduced by half, around 10-15 minutes. Sauce should be thick and uniform.
  • Pour into a bowl and cool to room temperature.
  • Enjoy!
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