Coconut sambal recipe

Chilli crab with coconut sambal.
Chilli crab with coconut sambal. Photo: Christopher Pearce
Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Gluten-free

A side of coconutty sambal brings freshness to chilli-fried crustacean.

Ingredients

2 cups desiccated coconut

3 lemons, juiced

½ bunch of coriander, roughly chopped

½ red onion, finely sliced

½ punnet cherry tomatoes, cut in half

1 tsp chili powder

2 pinches flaked salt

Method

In a bowl, mix the desiccated coconut, the lemon juice, coriander, red onion, cherry tomatoes, chilli powder and salt.

Using your hands, work the mixture until it is well combined into a sambal.

Serve with coconut rice and chilli crab