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Homemade Sambal Oelek

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“A staple in Malaysian and Thai cooking. Oelek means grinding so sambal oelek means ground chilli sambal! This can also be frozen.”
READY IN:
20mins
YIELD:
1 batch
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Blend the chillies, garlic, ginger and lemon grass in a food processor or mortar and pestle.
  2. While processing gradually add the vinegar.
  3. Place the pureed mixture into a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved.
  6. Add the salt and lime zest.
  7. Remove from the heat, cool and bottle in sterilised jars.

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