Sambal Goreng Labu Siam

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Sambal Goreng Labu Siam

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 6

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Tags: main ยท


2 labu siam (chayote squash)
1 large onion
4 cloves of garlic
2 red or green jalapeno peppers
1 Tb sambal oelek
2 small tomatoes
4 kaffir leaves or 4 salam leaves
1/4 cup coconut milk
salt and sugar to taste


Slice the chayote squash into strips; no peeling is necessary
Peel onion and garlic and thinly slice them
Cut up the tomatoes into cubes
Slice the jalapeno (discard the seeds)
Saute the onion, garlic and jalapeno till fragrant.
Add the tomatoes, the squash, the kaffir leaves and sambal oelek
Add enough water to just cover the squash
Add salt and sugar to your taste
Simmer till the squash just slightly soft but still firm
Add the coconut milk and cook for 5 minutes

NOTE: You actually can add about anything else like, cut up firm tofu, garbanzo beans, tempeh, shrimp, thinly sliced beef


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