Savoury Meat Flakes


Preparation info
  • Makes about

    285–340 g

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Sri Owen

Published 1994

  • About

This is a great favourite among the people of Java as a side-dish, and is much loved by children, who will eat a lot of plain boiled rice if it is accompanied by abon. But I don’t think many people make it at home nowadays, as the process is laborious and takes a long time. Factory-made abon is sold under many brand names; some are excellent, others not so good. It can be made from beef, chicken, fish or prawns/shrimp. The Chinese make it with pork. It can be soft in texture, or crisp. Most