If tofu is not you, serve the sambal with fried, grilled or roasted chicken instead. In Bali they’d use tempe (soybean cake). The sambal is similar to one known as pecel - and when served with fried catfish, it’s pecel lele (sound familiar? Piccalilli, I’m sure of it).
To make the sambal, mix together the lemongrass, chillies, garlic and shrimp paste and fry in
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