Chili and coconut beef with pineapple sambal

The presence of pineapple really makes a big difference in this tropical sambal recipe. 

Ingredient:Chili and coconut beef with pineapple sambal

  • 4 beef porterhouse steak, sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped coriander
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp sambal oelek
  • ½ fresh coconut, flesh broken into large pieces
  • cup chopped coriander
  • 2cm ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • ½ cup chopped peeled pineapple
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 pineapple 


  1. Start by preparing the pineapple sambal, blend coarsely the coconut flesh and combine only half of it with ginger, pineapple, fish sauce.
  2. In a pan heat 1 tsp of oil and fry the beef brown in batches.
  3. Transfer into a place. Pour rest of the oil and fry the garlic and onion for 1 minute.
  4. Throw in the beef, sambal pelek to it and stir for about 2 minutes.
  5. Throw in the left over coconut and the coriander. Stir well and transfer into a place.
  6. Serve with pineapple and rice.

Servings: 4

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Ready in: 20 minutes

Course: Main course

Difficulty: Easy