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Sambal Trasi – Chili Sauce with Shrimp Paste Recipe

Sambal Trasi - Chili Sauce with Shrimp Paste Recipe

Sambal Trasi – Chili Sauce with Shrimp Paste Recipe

Ingredients :

  • 4 red finger-length chilies, deseeded
  • 1 tablespoon dried shrimp paste (trasi), dry-roasted
  • 1 tablespoon shaved palm sugar or dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice

Method :

Grind all the ingredients to a smooth paste in a mortar or blender. For a more fiery sambal, substitute bird’seye chilies for the finger-length chilies.

Makes 1 cup
Preparation time : 10 mins

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Source :
The Food of Indonesia
Delicious Recipes from Bali, Java and the Spice Islands
by Heinz von Holzen & Lother Arsana
photos by Heinz von Holzen

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See also Indonesian Recipe “Peanut Sambal with Tamarind Recipe”