Pecel with peanut brittle


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Appears in

Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

  • About

A rainbow salad that uses the gado gado peanut dressing in another way. Amber nuggets of sweet-salty-smoky peanut brittle give a wonderful textural contrast.


  • 100 g ( oz) butternut squash
  • ¼ purple cabbage


Start by making the peanut brittle. Grease a flat surface or chopping board with a little oil. Without stirring, gently heat the sugar in a small pan with 2 tablespoons water and a generous pinch of salt until completely melted. Turn up the heat and let the mixture bubble furiously until it reaches