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Indonesian Sambal

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We make this spicy Indonesian influenced condiment that is perfect with a variety of grilled seafood. It may look like a lot of ingredients, but it's a really simple assembly.
Ingredients
  Jalapeno/Thai bird chillies 2 Medium
  Onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Ginger 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), peeled, cut into very small pieces
  Macadamia nut 6 Medium
  Garlic clove 4 Medium
  Brown sugar 2 Teaspoon, firmly packed
  Turmeric powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cracked black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1 Medium
  Lemon grass 2 Medium
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Beat the lemongrass stalks with back of a knife and chop them roughly.

MAKING
2) In a food processor, add all the ingredients and pulse to get a paste consistency.
3) In a pot over a medium high heat, add oil and then the sambal mixture.
4) Stir constantly and cook for 7 minutes until lighly browned.
5) Add water and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes until creamy.

SERVING
6) Use the sambal in a marinade for grilled shrimp or as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indonesian
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Jalapeno
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Subtitle: 
Thai Spicy Vegetable Paste
Have you ever tasted Indonesian Sambol - if not, then you must try this recipe. Prepare at home, so that you can control the level of spiciness in this condiment. But, it is really hot and spicy. Watch the video and try it today.

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