March 03, 2008

Peanut Sauce - (Sambal Kacang)

Ingredients :
3 cup deep-fried peanuts
4 garlic cloves peeled and bruised
12 bird's eye chilies sliced
3 inches kencur (like galangal) peeled and choped
3 kaffir lime leaves
1/2 cup sweet soy sauce
2 tsp salt
6 cup water
1 tbl lime juice

Directions :
  1. Grind or blend the first four ingredients until coarse or fine depending whether you like it coarsed or fine. Put all ingredients in a pan except the lime juice.
  2. Simmer over very low heat for approximately 1 hour, stirring to prevent sticking. Stir in lime juice just before use.


Peanut sauce is used for variety of Indonesian main dishes, such as Mixed Vegetables with Peanut Sauce (Gado-Gado), Fresh Salad with Peanut Sauce (Keredok), Chicken Satay (Sate Ayam), etc. Or you can use this recipe to your beef steak, chicken steak, or fish steak. It's a great choice.


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