Gado gado

Recipe from: 4/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 19
Servings 8
Time

Ingredients

  • 500
    ml
    mung bean sprouts
  • 500
    ml
    carrots, peeled and cut into thin strips
  • 250
    g
    green beans, topped and tailed
  • 0.50
    small head white cabbage, shredded
  • SAUCE
  • 1
    small onion, finely chopped
  • 45
    ml
    peanut or sunflower oil
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 10
    ml
    chilli, finely chopped (or 2 ml dried chilli)
  • 10
    ml
    brown sugar
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 30
    ml
    soya sauce
  • 15
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 5
    ml
    shrimp paste *
  • 450
    g
    crunchy peanut butter
  • 400
    g
    (1 can) coconut milk
  • GARNISH
  • 1
    small cucumber, sliced into thin strips or rounds
  • 4
    hard-boiled eggs, quartered
 

Method

 
Blanch the bean sprouts, carrots, beans and cabbage separately in boiling water for two minutes each.
Refresh in a dish of ice-cold water and drain immediately.
Refrigerate until needed.
To prepare the sauce, sauté the onion in the oil, add the garlic and chillies and fry for 2 to 3 minutes over a medium heat.
Add the sugar, salt, soya sauce, lemon juice and shrimp paste, and mix well.
Stir in the peanut butter, followed by the coconut milk.
Stir well to remove any lumps.
Bring to the boil and cook over low heat until the sauce has thickened.
Serve the vegetables with the peanut sauce and garnish with cucumber and egg quarters.
*Shrimp paste is a fragrant, drak-brown paste available from Asian food stores.
If you can't find it, make a substitute with 2 anchovies and 10 ml Thai fish sauce.
 

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