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Sambal Oelek Sauce Recipe

Sambal Oelek Sauce Recipe

Sambal Oelek Sauce Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Cuisine Indian
Calories 9 kcal


  • 453 g Red Chili Peppers
  • 2 tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Salt

Optional Additions:

  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice


  • Add all of the ingredients to a food processor or other grinder. 
  • Grind until a course paste forms. You can strain out some of the excess liquid if you'd like
  • Add to a jar and cover. Refrigerate until ready to use.


  • You can also simmer this sauce over low heat about 10 minutes before jarring to mellow the flavors, but raw, uncooked is traditional.

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