Sambal Belacan

Sambal Belacan This is a pungent chile condiment that is used as garnish over laksa dishes, dipping sauce for simple grilled fish or as a side condiment for any rice meals. It is considered a staple in a Malay household.


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL :

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

  • Place belacan in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir until fragrant and toasted, about 5 minutes.

  • Grind red chile peppers with salt using a mortar and pestle until coarsely ground. Add belacan and grind until evenly distributed. Squeeze limes over paste just before serving.

Per Serving: 33 calories; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 7.5g; fat 0.3g; cholesterol 1.6mg; sodium 33.7mg.