Pickled salad with sour peanut dressing

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Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

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The base of this pleasingly sour fermented cabbage salad has similarities to Korean kimchi, but asinan is lighter and fresher with the crackle of raw beansprouts and fried peanuts. It is usually eaten unaccompanied as a sensational comfort food snack, but I like to break the rules and serve it with Chicken sate. Jakarta resident and food expert Okty Rahardjo shared her recipe for the dressing with me. If she were from Bogor, a city an hour to the no