Introducing Sambal Oelek Chicken: A Flavor and Spice Explosion!

Are you ready for a flavor and spice explosion, kicked up a notch with a traditional Indonesian twist? Introducing Sambal Oelek Chicken! Sambal Oelek is a bright, zesty condiment, made with a blend of fresh Thai chilis, ginger, vinegar and garlic. The result? An unforgettable flavor bomb that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more!

But why Sambal Oelek Chicken? This dish is a unique combination of the traditional sambal oelek and tender, juicy chicken. The heat of the chili, combined with the sweetness of the garlic and the richness of the chicken creates a rich depth of flavor that can’t be replicated.

Sambal Oelek Chicken Recipe

This recipe makes four servings and takes about 45 minutes to make.


– 4 chicken breasts
– 2 tablespoons sambal oelek
– 2 tablespoon lime juice
– 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste


1. Preheat oven to 375°.
2. In a large bowl, combine sambal oelek, lime juice, garlic, olive oil, and salt and pepper.
3. Place chicken breasts in the mixture and coat on all sides.
4. Place chicken on a greased baking sheet and cook in oven for 30-35 minutes.
5. Remove from oven and serve immediately.

Tantalize Your Taste Buds!

Sambal Oelek Chicken is sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more. The Sambal Oelek provides just the right amount of spice and the sweetness of the garlic creates an unforgettable flavor. Serve with fresh steamed veggies or a side of rice and a glass of your favorite beer.

This dish has traditional Southeast Asian origins, and is a spectacular combination of the traditional sambal oelek dip, which is commonplace in Indonesian cuisine and the classic chicken dish. For a taste of Southeast Asian culture in your kitchen, you can’t go wrong with this Sambal Oelek Chicken recipe!

Looking for other Southeast Asian inspired dishes? You may also enjoy Thai-style chicken green curry with coconut milk or a sweet and tangy Asian pineapple stir fry.

And there you have it, Sambal Oelek Chicken – a unique, flavorful, and spicy dish that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds!