Recipe: How to Make Gado-Gado

Gado-Gado | Heat in The Kitchen | Indonesian Recipe

There is nothing like a good Gado-Gado. Make it at home for that special taste.


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Indonesian dish with spicy peanut sauce

The sauce 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 cup pure peanut butter 1 Tblspn honey
0.25 tspn cayenne pepper (or more to taste) juice of 1 lemon
1 – 2 tspn ginger root, freshly grated 1 bay leaf
1 Tblspn cider vinegar 3 cups water
0.5 – 1 tspn salt dash tamari
2 Tblspn butter
Underneath the sauce fresh spinach leaves A selection of steamed and raw vegetables such as:
cabbage pumpkin
carrot celery
broccoli green beans
mung bean sprouts potatoes
onion cauliflower, etc….
tofu cubes, sautéed in oil with sesame seeds (optional)
Garnish with a drizzle of sesame oil apple chunks
lemons oranges
raisins toasted seeds and nuts

To make the sauce: (Can be done ahead of time.) In a saucepan, cook the onions, garlic, bay leaf and ginger in butter. Salt lightly. When onions are translucent, add the rest of the ingredients for the sauce. Mix thoroughly and simmer on a very low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

To Serve: Steam the vegetables. Arrange them, with any raw vegetables and tofu chunks, on a bed of fresh spinach leaves. Spoon over the sauce and garnish with chosen garnishes. Serve with rice on the side.



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