RECIPE
12 INGREDIENTS7 STEPS50MIN

Spicy Fried Potatoes (Sambal Goreng Kentang)

4.3
3 Ratings
Love This Recipe?
338 Saved
Wok & Skillet
I take the mystery out of Asian cooking so that you can make your favorite takeout dishes at home!
GO TO BLOG
Spicy Fried Potatoes (Indonesian Sambal Goreng Kentang) are the Indonesian version of home fries. They're spicy, sweet and tangy, great as a side dish or an appetizer.

50MIN

Total Cooking Time

12

Ingredients
Wok & Skillet
I take the mystery out of Asian cooking so that you can make your favorite takeout dishes at home!
GO TO BLOG
Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
2
Russet Potatoes , peeled, cubed
2
Red Chili Peppers , sliced
3 cloves
3
Shallots
1 stalk
Lemongrass , sliced
pale part only
1 Tbsp
1/2
Lime , juiced
1/4 cup
Water
1 Tbsp
Cooking Oil
1
Kaffir Lime Leaf , thinly sliced
ADD TO MY SHOPPING LIST

Directions

HIDE IMAGES
Step 1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
Step 2
Toss the Russet Potatoes (2) in Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and lay them out on a baking tray, then bake for 30 minutes.
Step 3
A few minutes before the potatoes are done, prepare the sambal sauce: Put Red Chili Peppers (2) , Garlic (3 cloves) , Shallots (3) , the pale part of the Lemongrass (1 stalk) , Ketchup (1 Tbsp) , juice from the Lime (1/2) and Water (1/4 cup) in a food processor or Magic Bullet and blend till smooth.
Step 4
When the potatoes are ready, heat up Cooking Oil (1 Tbsp) over medium-high heat in a wok or frying pan. Pour the sambal into the wok. Fry until most of the water evaporates and it starts to thicken up.
Step 5
Add Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) then stir to dissolve. Add the potatoes. Stir to coat all of the potato cubes with sambal.
Step 6
Add Kaffir Lime Leaf (1) and stir to combine before turning off the heat.
Step 7
Enjoy warm as a side dish, alone as a snack or over some steamed white rice.

Share Your Comments

Tap to Rate:
Leave a comment

Tags

VIEW MORE TAGS
338 Saved
You're one smart cookie! 🍪
By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies by SideChef and our partners for analytics and personalized content. ACCEPT
Make cooking easy
Discover personalized recipes, organize your meal plans, shop ingredients, and cook with confidence alongside our FREE, step-by-step cooking app.