Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

Sambal bajak is a delicious complement to any meal and can be served with fried chicken, stir-fried vegetables, and other side dishes.
Easy to cook and delicious How to Cook Sambal Bajak at Home.

Our easy-to-follow guide will walk you through the steps to create a delicious Sambal Bajak right in your own kitchen. With readily available ingredients and simple instructions, you'll be able to cook a homemade Sambal Bajak that's sure to impress. Chili sauce or sambal is a type of condiment or dipping sauce made from chili peppers. Sambal Bajak is usually used in Asian cooking as well as in Western cuisine. Sambal generally has a spicy taste, and some are sweet and savory, and can also be used as a marinade, dipping sauce, or cooking sauce. There are many types of chili sauce or sambal available in the market, ranging from slightly spicy or sweet-spicy, to very spicy like Sambal Bajak. When choosing sambal, it's very important to know your preferred level of spiciness so that it can be consumed. Sambal is usually made by mixing chilies, vinegar, and spices such as garlic, ginger, and shallots. These ingredients are then cooked until they become a thick sauce. Sambal Bajak is an example of a delicious and savory chili sauce or sambal. This sambal is a delicious complement to any dish and can be served alongside fried chicken, stir-fried vegetables, and other side dishes. Sambal bajak has a fragrant spicy aroma, very different from the common sambal or chili sauce. It's made with a mixture of red chilies, garlic, shallots, and tomatoes. These mixtures make the most delicious and spicy sambal bajak! Here's the recipe for Sambal Bajak that you can follow.

YIELDS 5 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 30 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 1 tomato or 6 cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp oil for sauteing
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp chicken powder
  • ½ tsp sugar

Mashed Ingredients

  • 12 red chilies
  • 5 garlic
  • 8 shallots
  • 4 gr shrimp paste

Steps

1

Prepare all the mashed ingredients. Slice the shallots and garlic rather thickly, then blend everything with the red chilies and shrimp paste.

Step 1 of cooking How to Cook Sambal Bajak at Home.
2

Heat the oil, and add the tomato pieces. Saute until the tomatoes wilt.

Step 2 of cooking How to Cook Sambal Bajak at Home.
3

After that, add the mashed ingredients, then add salt, chicken powder, and sugar. Cook for about 2-3 minutes over medium heat until fragrant. You can add more sugar if it's too spicy.

Step 3 of cooking How to Cook Sambal Bajak at Home.
4

This sambal bajak is very delicious and suitable when served with fried chicken or other side dishes.

Step 4 of cooking How to Cook Sambal Bajak at Home.


Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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