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Indonesian Ketjap Manis Sauce for Chicken Or

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • Stephen Ceideburg
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 c Ketjap manis, store bought
  • -or homemade (below)
  • 1/4 c Fresh lime juice
  • 2 tb Safflower oil
  • Ketjap Manis:
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 1 c Soy sauce
  • 2 tb Water
  • 1 tb Sliced lemon grass
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Star anise


Combine all ingredients. Mix well, Makes enough for 1 pound of chicken or

To use: Cut chicken or fish into cubes. Place in a glass bowl, pour in
sauce and toss to coat. Let marinate 30 minutes to 1 hour before grilling.

Ketjap manis: Caramelize 3/4 cup sugar in a heavy pot. Gradually stir in 1
cup soy sauce, 2 tablespoons water, 1 tablespoon sliced lemon grass, 1
minced garlic clove and 1 star anise. Bring to a boil, lower heat and
simmer for 10 minutes. Cool and strain through cheesecloth. Makes about 1
1/4 cups. Store in the refrigerator.

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