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Peanut Sauce (Sambal Kacang)

1/2

cup

vegetable oil

1 1/3

cup

raw peanuts

2

cloves garlic, chopped

4

shallots, chopped

Thin, slice of shrimp paste

Salt, to taste

1/2

teaspoon

chili powder

1/2

teaspoon

brown sugar

1

tablespoon

dark soy sauce

2

cups

water

1

tablespoon

tamarind water*

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Stir fry the peanuts for 4 minutes. Remove with a slotted

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spoon, drain in a colander and leave to cool. Then pound or

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grind the nuts into a fine powder, using a blender, coffee

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grinder or mortar and pestle. Reserve 1 tablespoon of oil and

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discard the rest.

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Crush the garlic, shallots and shrimp paste in the mortar with

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a little salt and fry in the remaining oil for one minute. Add

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the chili powder, sugar, soy sauce, and water. Bring this to

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the boil, then add the ground peanuts. Simmer, stirring

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occasionally, until the sauce becomes thick; this should take

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about 8 to 10 minutes. Add the tamarind water and more salt,

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if needed.

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When cool, keep in a jar in the refrigerator. Reheat as

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required for use with satay or savory snacks. Sauce will keep

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in the refrigerator for up to one week.

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Tamarind Water

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Crumble a 1 pound block of tamarind into a saucepan and add 5

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cups of water and simmer until the water has reduced to half

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its volume. Pass this through a sieve and simmer for 10 more

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minutes to purify it further. Leave the liquid to get cold. It

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can be stored in the refrigerator for at lest 2 weeks or can

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be frozen up to 3 months. One tamarind water ice cube is

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equivalent to 2 tablespoons of thick tamarind water.

Servings: 1.3

Yield: 1 1/4 cups

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 serving (64.7 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 2 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

2490.27

Calories From Fat (55%)

1369.88

% Daily Value

Total Fat 159g

245%

Saturated Fat 16.65g

83%

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 843.54mg

35%

Potassium 5208.6mg

149%

Total Carbohydrates 233.24g

78%

Fiber 52.25g

209%

Sugar 103.72g

 

Protein 70.52g

141%