Sambal Mangga - Mango Chili Relish

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 1/2 cup


  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 teaspoon palm sugar (Indonesian: gula Jawa)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 100 gram slightly underripe mango flesh, cut into matchsticks
  • juice of 1 lime (Indonesian: air jeruk nipis), or to taste
  • Grind the following into coarse paste
  • 8 red cayenne chilies (Indonesian: cabe keriting merah)
  • 3 to 8 red bird eye chilies (Indonesian: cabe rawit merah)
  • 1 teaspoon toasted shrimp paste (Indonesian: terasi)


  1. Heat oil in a frying pan, then sauté chili paste until fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. Season with palm sugar and salt, adjust taste as needed.
  3. Turn off heat, transfer the chili sauce to a mixing bowl, then add the mango and gently toss until well mixed. Add lime juice as needed. Serve immediately.

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