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Satay sauce??

lazylizard101 Mar 16, 2010 11:58 PM


anyone got a peanut / satay sauce recipe??

red thai curry would be great too

thanks deb

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    EstherLin Mar 22, 2010 03:31 AM

    haha, been to Malaysia or Singapore? The Satays there are great!!

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    1. re: EstherLin
      Curt the Soi Hound Mar 22, 2010 04:37 AM

      I believe satay is actually Malay.

      1. re: EstherLin
        lazylizard101 May 12, 2010 10:13 PM

        Both . Living in Penang at the mo. Visited home (UK) recently and coundnt find a thing to eat . ha ha !!

        1. re: lazylizard101
          shanghaifoodaddict May 17, 2010 02:02 AM

          OK, so I'm an Aussie living in Shanghai and don't have a malay bone in my body but Asian food delights me and this truly amazing and authentic recipe comes from a malaysian friend and her mother. It is lip-smackingly delicious with complex flavour. I find the leftovers freeze well.

          Blend or grind 4 tbsp chili paste (halve this for mild heat), 6 cloves of garlic, 2-3 med red onions, 2 stalks lemongrass, 3 candlenuts (or macadamia nuts), 1/2 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp cumin powder, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1/4 tsp turmeric and 1tsp belacan.

          Heat 1/2 cup vegetable oil, add ground ingredients and cook until the oil separates from the mixture

          Add 2 tbsp tamrind juice, 3 cups of coconut milk, 3 tbsp sugar and salt to taste. Bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

          Add 2 cups of coarsely pounded roasted peanuts and simmer for a further 10 minutes

          Enjoy it!

          1. re: shanghaifoodaddict
            ThaiNut May 17, 2010 12:57 PM

            '2-3 red onions' is a HUGE quantity. I suspect they are actually using shallots, which are used in Asian cooking a lot and are much smaller than actual red onions.

      2. Curt the Soi Hound Mar 17, 2010 12:21 AM

        Although not the simplest, Kasma's recipes are great:


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        1. re: Curt the Soi Hound
          lazylizard101 May 12, 2010 10:12 PM

          Fab thanks... will try it out

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