Indonesian Spicy Peanut Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes

    350 ml

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

  • About

Spicy Peanut Sauce has, in recent years, become almost as common as ketchup. Usually served with kebabs, when it is well made it is a bright balance of hot, sweet and savoury flavours all bound up in the smooth richness of ground peanuts.

Authentically this sauce is prepared using shelled, roasted peanuts pounded to a paste with a mortar and pestle. Peanut butter is a short cut but with enough forceful seasoning does not detract from the final result.

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