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sambal oelek chili paste

Sambal Oelek Chili Paste

Keri Bevan
This is an authentic sambal oelek chili paste recipe. You only need three simple ingredients and 10 minutes to make a chili sauce to rival anything you can buy in a jar.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course dips, Dressings
Cuisine Asian
Servings 1 8 oz jar
Calories 30 kcal


  • ½ pound chili peppers *Thai chili peppers are preferred, but not required.
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon salt


  • Cut the stems of the chili peppers and chop into ½ inch pieces
  • Transfer the chili peppers to a food processor or blender and pulse until a smooth paste forms, scraping down the sides occasionally.
  • Add the vinegar and salt and blend until well combined.
  • Transfer the chili paste to a jar or airtight container and store in the fridge.


Calories: 30kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 148mgPotassium: 170mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 2403IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chili paste, hot sauce
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