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Gado-Gado - Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce

Indonesian salad served with a super awesome peanut sauce with a tang of tamarind, sweetness of palm sugar, the umami of shrimp paste, and a kick of chili.

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Sambal Goreng - Fried Chili Paste

With a large batch of sambal goreng (fried chili paste) at home, you can quickly whip up sambal goreng dishes with fish, chicken, eggs, and even potatoes.

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Malaysian Nasi Lemak Sambal

Stock up on this delicious sambal to go with your Malaysian nasi lemak, or we are quite obsessed with the sauce and use it with everything.

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Saus Ayam Jamur - Chicken Mushroom Sauce

Stock a batch of this easy chicken and mushroom sauce toppings in your fridge to add to your rice, noodles, or ramen for a quick, tasty, and healthy meal.

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Sambal Tomat Kecap - Indonesian Tomato Chili Relish

Always a crowd favorite and goes with any fried or grilled dishes, Indonesian sambal tomat kecap (tomato chili relish) is quick, easy, and vegan friendly.

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Kimchi Pancake with Tangy Dipping Sauce

Kimchi is a really handy item to stock at home, it is refreshingly good as a side dish, or when cook with fried rice, and it is one of the easiest and tastiest…

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Ube Halaya - Philippine Purple Sweet Potato Spread

Let's turn ube (purple sweet potatoes) into ube halaya spread! Perfect for your morning toasts, pancakes/waffles, and a great filling for bread/pastries.

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Sambal Lampung - Lampung Chili Sauce

Most Indonesian enjoy savory food with a side of sambal (chili sauce). This practice is so ingrained in our psyche that even western food franchises such as…

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Homemade Ponzu Sauce

Learn how to can make your own ponzu sauce using common Japanese pantry ingredients (soy sauce, mirin, and dashi), plus one yuzu (or one meyer lemon).

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Srikaya - Egg and Coconut Milk Spread

In Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, the spread of choice is not peanut butter or nutella, but srikaya. This delicious spread is made from a simple…

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Sambal Berambang Asem dan Bola Bayam - Chili and Tamarind Sambal with Spinach Balls

Even simply boiled vegetables taste absolutely delicious when served with this umami-rich chili sauce made with red chilies, tamarind, and toasted shrimp paste.

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Sambal Kacang - Peanut Chili Sauce

When I was younger, my parents used to take us to this seafood place where the specialty was boiled fresh shellfish such as clams, mussels, shrimps, and crabs.…

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