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Katjang Sauce Peanut Sauce

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 md Onion; chopped fine
  • 2 Cloves garlic; crushed
  • 1/2 ts Brown sugar
  • 2 ts Sambal oelek*
  • 1/2 ts Mild paprika
  • 1 1/2 ts Ginger powder
  • 2/3 c Smooth peanut butter; or
  • -crunchy
  • 2 tb Ketjap manis; sweet soy
  • -sauce*
  • 3 tb Milk
  • 1 ts Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper; to taste


Mix onion and garlic. Place in a bowl and add the brown sugar. Mash with
the back of a spoon to make a paste. Brown the paste in the oil at very low
heat, then stir in the rest of the spices. Add the peanut butter and, when
the sauce is brown, add the ketjap manis and the milk. Keep stirring at low
heat until the sauce thickens. Finally, add the lemon juice, salt and
pepper. If the sauce is too thick, add a little more milk until it reaches
a better consistency.

NOTES : *Ketjap manis is a sweet Indonesian soy sauce. It may be found in
Dutch stores, some Chinese stores or maybe European Delis. It is worth
looking for, as it is just delicious! *Sambal oelek is a paste made from
marinaded chili peppers. It can be found in Chinese groceries, or Dutch

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