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 Sambal Bajak.

Chili sauce or sambal is a type of condiment or dipping sauce made from chili peppers. This sambal 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. 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 bajak 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. This sambal is 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's easy to follow.

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


  • 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



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 Sambal Bajak.

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

Step 2 of cooking Sambal Bajak.

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 Sambal Bajak.

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

Step 4 of cooking Sambal Bajak.

Feedback x

We appreciate hearing from you and will review your comments carefully.