Chicken Sambal; is a Malaysian favourite and there are many variations to the recipe depending on the ethnic and the cultural background.
The Malays use belacan (shrimp paste) as an ingredient while the Chinese go mild with the chilies and the Indians use cinnamon to fragrant the sambal sauce.
Some recipes include the usage of lemon grass and some don’t. Each household in Malaysia serves its very own version of Chicken Sambal and all of them are unique in their own way.
Chicken Sambal is also popular in Indonesia, and Singapore. Sambal is a sauce made from chilies, spices, herbs, and aromatics. The traditional way of grinding the spices to make the sambal starter paste is to use a stone mortar and pestle. But you can use a blender to fasten the process.
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