(Raw Shallot & Lemongrass Sambal)
15 shallots, peeled, cut in half and finely sliced
4 cloves garlic, cut in half & sliced
15 small sliced chilies
5 lemon leaves (daun limau) chopped very fine
1 tsp roasted shrimp cake (terasi), finely grated
4 stalks lemon grass, bruised and very finely sliced
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
2 tbsp freshly squeezed limejuice
80 ml coconut oil
1. Combine above ingredients in deep bowl and mix well for 5 minutes.
2. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Note: If you sauté finished sauce for two minutes over medium heat will enhance the beautiful flavor of this delicate sauce.