Your online resource

for all things culinary

HOME Search this Site All Recipes Special Sections Articles &  Resources Kitchen Equipment Food & Health Growing Food Directories

Missing an Ingredient ?




Traditional Sate  Sauce     Veg HT  CD  ACC  Indonesian  30mins


Indonesian name: Sambal Kacang  or Bumbu Sate


Makes about 300ml /10fl.oz.   Hot  Cold Vegetarian  Vegan  Nuts  Vegetables  Spices Savoury Sauces  Accompaniment  Dairy Free  Eggless  Indonesia  South East Asia  Asian



120ml/4fl.oz. Vegetable Oil

225g /8 oz Raw Peanuts

2 Garlic Cloves, chopped

Salt to taste

teasp Chilli Powder

teasp Brown Sugar

1 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce

480ml/16fl.oz. Water

1 tbsp Lemon Juice




1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the peanuts and stir-fry  for 4-5  minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.


2. Transfer the peanuts to a food processor and process to a fine powder. Alternatively, you can hand grind in a mortar.


3. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the oil in the frying pan then add the garlic and stir-fry for 1 minutes.


4. Add the chilli powder, sugar, soy sauce and water, bring to the boil, then add the ground peanuts.  Mix well then simmer for about 10 minutes until the sauce thickens, stirring from time to time.


5. Add the lemon juice and season to taste with salt. Serve hot as an accompaniment to meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, rice or noodle dishes.


Alternatively, allow to cool and refrigerate and re-heat as required.  Keeps for up to 1 week in the refrigerator.




More Sauce Recipes    |   What's in Season  |   International Recipes



Overseas Visitors:        If you're more used to measuring ingredients by the cup, we have the most comprehensive weight to cups conversion table on the net - both solid ingredients and liquids - so now you can easily convert our recipes to suit your preference. Click here to go to the chart. Why not print it off for future reference.


Convert all recipes written in metric or imperial quickly and easily.  Metric/imperial users can do the same but the other way round - from cups to grams or ounces.


If you've arrived at this page via a search engine, do take a few minutes to look around the site. We're convinced you'll find lots more excellent recipes and in depth culinary information covering a wide range of food related topics.






 Follow us 




Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size


Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


Make Ahead/ Freeze


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this recipe


Measuring Scales


Wooden or Plastic Spoon


Related Recipes and Information

More Sauce Recipes

Other Accompaniment Recipes 

Side Salads

Vegetable Side Dish  Recipes  

 Sign up for Free E-mailings

Still not found what you're looking for?


Try our search facility. Type in your main ingredient (s) or what you have available and allow us to whisk you up a recipe in seconds!



About Us  |  Contact Us  |    Private Privacy  |   Media Resources  |  Links  |  Sitemap  |  Printing Recipes  |   Abbreviations on this site  


This Web Site was designed and created by Copyright 2000 to date [Recipes4us] All rights reserved.

 Some Photos