Sambal, Indonesian Spice Paste

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 491.0
  • Total Fat: 42.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2,344.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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Number of Servings: 1


    3 tablespoons oil
    1/4 cup minced onion
    1-2 tablespoon minced garlic
    4-6 teaspoons tiny dried red chilies, crushed or hot red pepper flakes
    1/3 cup finely minced fresh tomato
    1 teaspoon salt
    2 teaspoons sugar
    2 teaspoons molasses


1.In a small frying pant or in a wok, heat te oil and stir fry the onions and garlic.
2. After a minute, add the hot pepper flakes or dried chiles.
3. Reduce heat and stir constantly so the peppers don't burn.
4. As soon as the flakes darken a little, add the rest of the ingredients and on the lowest heat, cook the sambal until most of the moisture has evaporated, about 15-20 minutes.
5. The final product should be so well cooked that you can't detect the tomatoes.
6. This recipe makes only a small amount, which is all you'll need. Refrigerated, this will keep for months

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JOCHEBED1.

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