Sunday, April 20, 2014

Malaysian Style Sambal Sandwich

Sambal and Malaysians. In fact sambal and even Indonesians? Remember, we did speak about this our sambal love previously (Sambal Goreng Terasi)? Not once I suppose, maybe repeated a couple of times (Dried Shrimp SambalSambal Udang)? We did and the other we spoke about as well was bread (Asian Egg Mayonnaise Sambal)?  Me of course am a number one sambal woman (Malaysian Fish Sambal) and I will proudly progress. How about sambal in bread (Sardine Rolls) and generously lathered atop home made chicken patty? Ohalalala yum! Malaysian Style Sambal Sandwich utterly and sincerely is Malaysian belonging and longing. Of course there have been other variances of sandwiches and even burgers I have shared before and let me quote just one instead flooding overdoing it (Tuna Burgers). Having said that, nothing can close to this Malaysian Style Sambal Sandwich (Malaysian Spicy Sour Fish Soup Noodles, Malaysian Style Fried Mee Hoon, Malaysian Chicken Chop, Malaysian Indian Fish Curry & Malaysian Lamb Stew). Power locking spiciness, soft and tender chicken patty, cheese slices and of course toasted bread. Sounds fabulous and I bet mouthwatering right (Malaysian Eggs Benedicts, Malaysian Chilli Crab, Malaysian Fried Mee & Malaysian Fried Rice)?
Ingredients (for one person)
For the sambal/chilli gravy
1 tbsp (or as needed) dried chilli paste (blended dried red chillies)
1 large onion - cut into rings
1 tomato -- chopped
2 tbsp oil
Vinegar for taste
Sugar for taste
Salt for taste

For the chicken patties
500g minced chicken
2 sprigs coriander leaves - chopped/shredded
2 sprigs spring onions - chopped/shredded
1 tbsp breadcrumbs
Salt for  taste

To assemble
3 slices of bread- toasted/grilled (with or without crust)
2 slices of cheese

For the sambal/chilli gravy
Heat oil and sauté onion.
Add chilli paste and tomato.
Fry till oil splits.
Season with vinegar, sugar and salt.
Remove and keep aside

For the chicken patties
Mix all the ingredients together.
Split the portion into two.
Shape and pat into flat patties.
Grill in a portable stove top grill with some oil, to for a crispy outer layer, on both sides, ensure that patties are cooked inside as well.
Remove once done.

To assemble:
Deck up - toasted bread alongside patties, sambal and cheese.


  1. it feels really nice when others try ur recipe and drop in with a word of appreciation!! you can create a tab for the tried and tested so that it's there... this sandwich looks so delicious as well... the first pic is just too good...

  2. your recipes are genuine no doubt...sandwich looks delicious

  3. That sandwich looks terrific! What a great idea. I bet it tastes mighty scrumptious.... :)

  4. love the layer sandwich, looks so tempting.

  5. Chicken & sambal sandwich looks so yummy and inviting..

  6. Me being a pure vegetarian, can't try this one!! ;)


  7. Hey Nava how are you feeling now?
    The sandwich looks great. I love this combo. I will try this sometime soon

  8. When the viewers send their picture,its feels really great for sure .Double decker sandwich looks wonderful ..

  9. I enjoy ur entire stuff..........This sandwich is really tempting me......Soo lovely n beautiful :)

  10. wow makes a perfect meal and healthy one as well

  11. The sandwich looks delicious! What a great feeling it must be when readers replicate your recipes and tell you about it. All the dishes look very appealing.

  12. i am in love with every meal you share; the recipe presentation is so outclass.. wonderful collection :) mouthwatering dear

  13. oh thats interesting! a lot of sandwiches to try! I recently tried out French Onion 'Soup' sandwich

  14. Innovation......I had Sambal with Nasi Lemak. But, in sandwich......Tempted to try.

  15. I was salivating looking at it.,. yum yum

  16. I want this sandwich, it looks full of flavour, as opposed to some dry one!

    Choc Chip Uru

  17. Food should be such that others are tempted to make it in their homes which is the case with your recipes.They are simple and look extremely appetising. The flavours in this sandwich are unique...wish I could make it tomorrow.

  18. It really feels freat when people try our recipes, and share their inputs and pics... I can imagine your happy feeling :)


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