Cooked Sambal Sauce

Sambal is a versatile Southeast Asian chile sauce used to season stir-fries, noodles, meat, eggs, shrimp and vegetables. It is also enjoyed as a sweet, sour and spicy table condiment. In this version, chilies, onions, garlic, lemongrass, vinegar and seasonings are combined i... Sambal is a versatile Southeast Asian chile sauce used to season stir-fries, noodles, meat, eggs, shrimp and vegetables. It is also enjoyed as a sweet, sour and spicy table condiment. In this version, chilies, onions, garlic, lemongrass, vinegar and seasonings are combined in a blender before simmering to meld the flavors. Read More Read Less
15m
PREP TIME
15m
COOK TIME
72
CALORIES
10
INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • Step1
  • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped red Fresno chilies
  • 2/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 6 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 piece (2 inches) fresh lemongrass, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Chili Powder
  • 5 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Sicilian Sea Salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Place all ingredients, except oil, in food processor or blender container; cover. Process until coarsely chopped.
  • 2 Heat oil in small saucepan on low heat. Add the sambal puree; cook 15 minutes or until fragrant and oil floats to the top, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Store in clean, tightly covered container or jar in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

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