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Smoked Chilli Sambal

Sambal is a spicy Southeast Asian chilli based condiment. There are lots of variations, incorporating many different flavourings and spices. You can add sambal to boiled or fried potatoes, omelettes, fish, prawns, chicken or meat, you can also try it on crackers or in sandwiches. Τhere is actually no limit to the way you can use it, just follow your imagination! It is time consuming, but worth the effort. Cooled and stored in airtight jars, this sambal will keep in the refrigerator for several months. You can also freeze it in small batches. For the Smoked Chilli Sambal , based on the recipe of “The Modern Pantry” cookbook, by Anna Hansen, you will need: sunflower oil for deep-frying 250g red peppers, sliced 250g onions, sliced 250g cherry tomatoes 80g fresh ginger, cut into fine strips 80g garlic, sliced 25g dried prawns, ground in a grinder 1 tsp hot smoked paprika 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes 125g tamarind paste* 40ml fish sauce In a deep saucepan heat some oil to 180°C. Deep-fry the red peppers, onions and …