Easy Gado Gado Sauce

    20 minutes

    In Bali I picked up a taste for this simple preparation of steamed vegetables in peanut sauce. Use whatever vegetables you like with this sauce: try cabbage, snow peas, broccoli, bean sprouts. Halved hard boiled eggs are also traditional.


    Victoria, Australia
    9 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 3cm ginger, grated
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 2 small red chillies, chopped
    • 300g crunchy peanut butter
    • 700ml water
    • 2 tablespoons rice or white vinegar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onion, ginger, garlic and chilli for a few minutes. Add the peanut butter, water, vinegar, sugar and soy sauce. Simmer over a low heat, stirring until incorporated. Taste for seasoning.
    2. Stir in the lime juice and serve over steamed vegetables and halved hard boiled eggs.

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    700ml water!? ..... surely that should be 70 ml?! Right?  -  28 Jan 2017