Ketjap Dipping Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes Approximately

    ¾ Cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

  • About

In Indian or Southeast Asian stores you can find a bottled sauce called “ketjap manis.” We have all read about how America’s favorite sauce was originally from Indonesia, or from the Chinese word ketsiap, or from the Malay word kechap or kecap, which Alan Davidson says means “soy sauce.” I find this all endlessly fascinating, and it boggles the mind to think that the first Dutch in Indones