Learn how to make Sambal Belacan! It’s a sweet, savory and spicy Malaysian style condiment that's simple to make with just a few ingredients.

Why This Recipe Works

It’s quick and easy to make. You just need 5 ingredients and about 20 minutes!


Shrimp paste Coconut sugar Lime juice Red chilies Salt

Heat a skillet over medium and add the shrimp paste.


Use a wooden spoon to break it into pieces while it toasts.

Toast for about 5-10 minutes, until it becomes mostly dry and powdery.

Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse until a paste is formed. If it's too thick, add 1 tablespoon of water at a time until it is a paste/sauce consistency.

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