This is one of many Chilli paste recipes that I have. But this is the one that makes the difference. It is what makes you sweat, and you feel good after it.
Chilli Paste (Sambal)
Pour the vegetable oil in the large pan, wait until it is hot and fry the onion until almost dry
Mix in the Chilli and add salt to taste
Add the dried shrimp, fish sauce and sugar
Keep mixing until caramelised and thick