Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

An Indonesian Feast Begins With Sambal

Chopstick Cinema

This Month's Film: The Year of Living Dangerously
Cuisine: Indonesian

My Indonesian buffet begins with a sambal, a side dish or condiment. This one is a salsa-like dish of mashed avocados and mango, with sweet red peppers, jalapeno chili peppers, fresh basil, and lime juice. And as a dipping vehicle, I chose light and airy shrimp chips. What a wonderful departure from your garden variety chips and salsa.

The recipe will be posted at the end of the month, along with my Year of Living Dangerously film review.

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