Sambal Sentiment: Thai Sriracha vs Indonesian Sambal, Which One is Better?

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | 14:40 WIB
  • Sambal
    Sambal - Yes, when it comes to sambal, people do compare one another. Didn't you get the memo?

    Thai Sriracha

    Thai Sriracha is named after Si Racha, a city in Chonburi Provinces of Eastern Thailand, the place where this sauce may have been served for the first time.

    Sriracha eventually screams the flavor essence of Thai food.

    It is spicy and sour with a hint of sweetness, making it a good choice to serve on your salty dishes.

    This condiment is made by fermenting the mixture of pureed chili pepper, vinegar, garlic, sugar, and salt.

    Sriracha was purposely made as a dipping sauce for seafood.

    However, we can find it in many dishes ranged from burgers, egg dishes, spring rolls, fried noodles, to even sweets.

    Indonesian Sambal

    Indonesian sambal refers to chili paste.

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