You are here: Home » Recipes » Indonesian Sambal Indonesian Sambal Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 16 servings A sambal is a fiery mixture served with Indonesian dishes. The classic sambal is Sambal Oelek, made with tiny bird chilies. You can use any chili pepper you like. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup chili peppers, halved and seeded, if desired5 garlic cloves1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt1 tablespoon white vinegar1 tablespoon lime juice Instructions Place all ingredients in a food processor fitted with the metal blade or a blender and blend or process until smooth. Place in a jar with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate up to two weeks. Makes about 1 cup.