Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Sambal Oelek is a simple blend of fresh chiles, vinegar, and salt. Beneath the heat, one tastes the sweet flavor of the peppers. This chile paste is an excellent condiment for fried rice, noodles, stir-fries, or as a Sriracha substitute.