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Sambal

Ayam Taliwang: Lombok BBQ Chicken

Ayam Taliwang is a BBQ or Grilled Chicken that I enjoyed. Who doesn’t love the BBQ chicken unless you are a vegetarian or vegan? Compare to other Indonesian style BBQ chicken, this is the most simple one in term of ingredients. Terasi and Indonesian Palm Sugar vs Thai Palm Sugar and Terasi (fermented shrimp paste), …

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Plecing Kangkung (Lombok-Style Water Spinach Salad) Recipe

Plecing Kangkung is a refreshing salad that contains kangkung (water spinach) and mung bean sprouts with sambal and grated coconut as the dressing. Don’t forget fried peanuts for the crunch factor. This salad is popular in Lombok to company Ayam Bakar Taliwang (BBQ Sweet and Spicy Chicken) and Sate Rembiga (Spiced Beef Sate). I previously …

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Sambal Tuk-Tuk Recipe (Andaliman Fish Sambal)

Sambal Tuk-Tuk is another andaliman sambal from one ethnic group of Indonesia; it is from Tapanuli (Batak), North Sumatra. Sambal is like Indonesian staple food beside rice so it’s common when you visit Indonesia you will see many different varieties of sambal in every region. If you are not aware what Andaliman is, I have …

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Sambai On Peuga-ga Recipe (Aceh Pennywort Sambal – Sambal Pegagan)

Sambai On Peuga-ga or can be translated as Aceh Style Pennywort Sambal or Sambal Pegagan Aceh in Indonesian.  I was making this sambal for the first time in 2007 and fell in love with the taste. As a long weekend approached us last week in Canada, I made two kinds of pennywort dish.  One was from Indonesia, Aceh …

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Sambal Bongkot Recipe (Bali Torch Ginger Sambal)

Sambal Bongkot (Torch Ginger Sambal) is a unique sambal and originated from Bali.   Bongkot is Balinese word for torch ginger or other Indonesians call it kecombrang, honje, rias, kincung, rias, kencong, kincuang, sambuan, asam cekala, asam patikala depend on the area.   Sambal Bongkot is one the sambal that I’m unable to make due to where I’m …

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Sambal Andaliman Recipe (Andaliman Pepper Sambal)

Andaliman was my first post on Indonesia Eats that I renewed the picture a month ago. If you are not aware what andaliman is, please visit my andaliman post. Andaliman is assumed that has an anti-microbial and antioxidant activity. Sambal andaliman is common to be enjoyed by Batak ethnic group especially the North Tapanuli sub-ethnic …

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