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Indonesian gado-gado

A twist on a traditional Indonesian dish. Steamed vegetables, cubes of fried tofu, and hard-boiled egg come together with a spicy peanut sauce for dipping.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Author Katie Trant

Ingredients

  • PEANUT SAUCE
  • 1/2 cup smooth natural peanut butter
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp palm sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp liquid aminos I use Braggs or light soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup warm water less for a thicker sauce
  • GADO-GADO
  • 1 head broccoli broken into florets and steamed
  • 1/2 medium cauliflower broken into florets steamed
  • 1 medium sweet potato sliced into rounds and steamed
  • 1 medium zucchini chopped and steamed
  • 1 250 g pkg tofu cubed and lightly pan fried
  • 4 hardboiled eggs

Instructions

  1. TO MAKE THE PEANUT SAUCE
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together peanut butter, crushed garlic, red pepper flakes, sugar, rice vinegar, and liquid aminos. Stream in the warm water a bit at a time, and whisk until well combined.
  3. FOR GADO-GADO
  4. Arrange steamed vegetables, quartered hard-boiled eggs, and fried tofu on a large platter. Serve with peanut sauce in small pots for dipping.

Recipe Notes

-This recipe can be served family style or as individual bowls
-To pack for lunches don't chop the hard boiled eggs as they can dry out