Gado Gado Recipe

Step 1

Finely shred cabbage, discarding stalk.

Step 2

Heat 2 tablespoons of sesame oil in a skillet. Add cabbage, onion, thinly sliced bell pepper, bean sprouts and chili and fry over fairly high heat 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, spoon mixture into a serving dish; cool.

Step 3

To make sauce, heat remaining sesame oil in saucepan. Add garlic, shallots and cumin and fry gently 5 minutes. Add peanut butter and cook gently 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, hot-pepper sauce and water and heat through gently to form a fairly thick sauce. Garnish sauce with bell pepper strips, if desired, and serve with cooled vegetables.

Things You'll Need

  • 8oz White cabbage
  • 1/4c Sesame oil
  • 1lg Onion, cut in fourths,
  • -thinly sliced
  • 1 Green bell pepper, seeded,
  • -thinly sliced
  • 6oz Fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 Fresh green chili, seeded,
  • -finely chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 Shallots, finely chopped
  • 1/2ts Ground cumin
  • 1/3c Smooth peanut butter
  • 3tb Lemon juice
  • 3dr Hot-pepper sauce
  • 1/3c Water
  • Red bell pepper strips (opt)

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