Sambal Matah (Bali)
12-15 bird's eye chilies, sliced
4 cloves garlic, sliced finely
5 fragrant lime leaves, cut in fine shreds
4 stalks lemongrass, tender part only, very finely sliced
1 tsp. salt
1 Tbs. dried shrimp paste (terasi), roasted
¼ tsp. black peppercorns, finely crushed
2 Tbs. lime juice
¼ cup coconut oil
How To Make :
Peel shallots and slice in half lengthwise, then cut in fine crosswise slices.
Combine with all other ingredients and mix thoroughly for a couple of minutes before serving with chicken or fish.