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Homegrown Sambal Oelek Recipe

Homegrown Sambal Oelek Recipe

This delicious spicy condiment is delicious on everything from stir fries to soups to sandwiches or even just with some crackers or chips. Kick it up a notch with hotter peppers, and feel free to mix and match hot peppers for a deeper range of flavor. We like to use whatever hot peppers we have on hand!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound of homegrown red chile, washed & de-stemmed
    (use any kind of red chile you are growing, such as Cayenne peppers, Goat Horn peppers, ripe red Jalapenos, Thai Hot Peppers, or any hot peppers or super hot peppers if you dare!)
  • 3 Tbsp oil (sesame oil, or olive oil)
  • 2 Tbsp cider vinegar (or you can also use rice or white vinegar)
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 3-5+ cloves garlic, minced (as much as you want, more is better!)
  • ¾ Tbsp Sugar  (you can also use Maple Syrup)
  • Optional: 1 Tbsp of Lime Juice 

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Heat oil in a skillet or wok on medium-high heat. Add in chile and garlic, stir fry for a few minutes until garlic is fragrant and the chile have softened slightly. Remove from heat and transfer along with the rest of the ingredients into a molcajete or a food processor and grind until roughly combined. Store in a glass jar in the fridge for 1-2 months, if you make a big batch, you can also freeze it for later use.

ENJOY THE DELICIOUS GOODNESS! 

 

 

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