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Sambal matah is one of the condiments that can go no wrong. You can combine it with grilled or fried fish, chicken, lamb, beef or even pork, you name it. In Bali, you can even find sambal matah inside buns, healthy poke bowl and many more. If you are a true fan of Sambel Matah, you don’t need to waste your money by going to every restaurants in Bali just to hunt for Sambel matah, you can make it at your own place. Here is the simple recipe of Sambal matah:

Sambal Matah
Bali Style Raw Sambal

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15 shallots, peeled and sliced in half length-way, then finely crosswise sliced
15 bird’s eye chilies, sliced
4 cloves garlic, finely sliced

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5 kaffir lime leaves, finely sliced
1 tsp roasted terasi (dried shrimp paste, sere), finely grated
4 stalks lemon grass, only take the white and tender part, bruised and finely sliced
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp freshly squeezed kaffir lime juice
1/4 grated kaffir lime skin

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75 ml extra virgin coconut oil


Method :

Combine all other ingredients and mix thoroughly for a couple of minutes before serving with your favorite main course

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