Sambal Goreng Labu Siam

Sambal Goreng Labu Siam
Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour Easy - for beginners Serves: 6


Sambal Goreng Labu Siam


  • 2 labu siam (chayote squash)
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 red or green jalapeno peppers
  • 1 Tb sambal oelek
  • 2 small tomatoes
  • 4 kaffir leaves or 4 salam leaves
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • salt and sugar to taste


Slice the chayote squash into strips; no peeling is necessary Peel onion and garlic and thinly slice them Cut up the tomatoes into cubes Slice the jalapeno (discard the seeds) Saute the onion, garlic and jalapeno till fragrant. Add the tomatoes, the squash, the kaffir leaves and sambal oelek Add enough water to just cover the squash Add salt and sugar to your taste Simmer till the squash just slightly soft but still firm Add the coconut milk and cook for 5 minutes

NOTE: You actually can add about anything else like, cut up firm tofu, garbanzo beans, tempeh, shrimp, thinly sliced beef



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