Indonesian

How to Cook Mie Goreng

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 12 mins Ingredients needed to make Mie Goreng: For the crispy fish: 1 ½ lb boneless red snapper fillets, chopped into 2’’ pieces ½ Chinese long beans, sliced into 2’’ pieces 1 cup self-raising flour 1 tsp Szechwan peppercorns, ground ½ tsp baking powder 2 tbsp Indonesian black peppercorns, ground 2 tbsp kosher ... Read More »

How to Cook Amok

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Amok: 750 gm white fish fillets, skinned and bones removed 12 banana leaves 2 tbsp curry paste (recipe below) One can (400 ml) coconut cream 1 tbsp palm sugar 2 tbsp fish sauce 3 fresh red chilies, stemmed, deseeded and slivered For the curry paste: One 2 ... Read More »

How to Cook Malacca Pork

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 2 hours 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Malacca Pork: 2 lb pork butt, boneless and chopped into 1 cubes 2 fresh hot chillies, thinly sliced 3’’ fresh ginger, sliced into matchsticks ½ lb shallots, peeled 2’’x1’’ orange peel 1 star anise 2 cinnamon sticks 2 tbsp sugar 4 whole cloves 4 green ... Read More »

How to Cook Indonesian Pork Curry

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Indonesian Pork Curry: 1 ½ lb pork strips, diced into 1’’ cubes 12 oz pumpkin, peeled and chopped into 1’’ chunks 1 garlic clove, peeled and smashed 1 onion, peeled and thinly sliced 10 oz fresh spinach leaves, picked and rinsed 1’ fresh root ginger, peeled and ... Read More »

How to Cook Beef Rendang

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 3 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Beef Rendang: 3 lb 5 oz beef chuck roast, trimmed and chopped into 1 ¼’’ cubes 3 medium red onions, quartered 2 ½ oz galangal, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 garlic cloves, peeled 3 plump red chilies, coarsely chopped 2 lemongrass stalks, outer leaves discarded and ... Read More »

How to Cook Babi Ketjap with Cucumber Salad

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 4 hours Ingredients needed to make Babi Ketjap with Cucumber Salad: 1 lb pork, chopped into bite-sized chunks 2 onions, finely chopped Bunch of fresh cilantro, leaves picked 2/3 cup tomato paste 1 garlic clove 1 tbsp vinegar 3 tbsp thick, sweetened soy sauce or ketjap manis 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ... Read More »

How to Cook Telor Besengek

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 4 mins Cooking time: 16 mins Ingredients needed to make Telor Besengek: 6 eggs 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 1 lemongrass stalk, chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 7 fl oz coconut milk 7 fl oz vegetable stock 2 tbsp sunflower oil 1 tsp Indonesian shrimp paste 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ... Read More »

How to Cook Beef and Eggplant Curry

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients needed to make Beef and Eggplant Curry: 5 Thai eggplants, stem chopped off and quartered ¾ lb round steak, sliced into thin strips 3 cups cooked brown rice, for serving 2 habanero peppers, seeded and chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 5 macadamia nuts, finely chopped 4 shallots, chopped 1 tbsp ... Read More »

How to Cook Sambal Udang

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Sambal Udang: 1 kg prawns, peeled and deveined 3 lemongrass stalks, 1 small kaffir lime leaf, chopped 5 fresh chillies 1o dried red chillies, soaked in water until soft 2 cucumber, peeled and diced Small bunch of fresh mint, leaves picked 5 limes 2 tbsp shrimp paste ... Read More »

How to Cook Bitter Melon with Ground Pork

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Bitter Melon with Ground Pork: 2 bitter melons, halved longitudinally, cored and ¼’’ thick slices For the ground pork: 3 oz ground pork ½ tsp sugar 1 tsp rice wine ½ tsp minced ginger ¼ tsp salt For the sauce: 3 tbsp black beans, mashed 3 dried ... Read More »