Forget bunging together some peanut butter and some soy sauce and then dipping some bits of pork in it. This authentic recipe came from a supermarket give away magazine and is the pukka thing. I don’t cook this, my wife does, and let me tell you it takes two days to prepare. .
Indonesian Sate – for 4 persons
For the Marinade
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic – pressed
- 1 tpsp corriander powder
- 3 tbsp Ketjap Manis
- 1/2 tbsp vinegar
For the Sate
- 750 gms of pork shoulder – without the bone
- 5 shallots – thinly sliced
- 2 cloves garlic – thinly sliced
- 1/2 tea cup of oive oil
- 1/2 tbsp Sambal Oelek
- 2 tbsp peanut butter with bits of nuts
- 3 tbsp sate sauce – Wijko
- 3 tbsp of Ketjap Manis
- 2 tbsp fried onions from a packet or tub
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Mix all the ingredients for the marinade, Cut the meat into 1″ to 1 1/2″ pieces and let them soak for about 4 hours or overnight.
- Heat the oil in a wok and add the thinly sliced garlic and shallots and fry until golden brown. Add the meat from the marinade a few pieces at a time. Cook for 1 hour stirring frequently, or until tender.
- Then add the Sambal Oelek, peanut butter, sate sauce, Ketjap Manis and the fried onions.
Stir well and then add the salt and lemon juice.
- Serve with either boiled rice or crusty bread.