Sate Tempe Plappa, Spicy and Sweet Tempeh Saté
Sate Tempe Plappa is a kind of sate that has spicy and sweet taste. This idea was borrowing from Sate Plappa of Madura island which is made from Beef. Tempe is processed from soybeans and fermented for 3-7 days depend on the area and the humidity. With a high contain of fiber, calcium, vitamin B and zinc, Tempe is very suitable for vegetarians. In Indonesia, tempe is often deep fried and enjoy by dipping it into spiced kecap manis (a mix kecap manis with chopped chilies and drizzled keylime).
Beside tempe, Kecap Manis is very common to be used in Indonesian cooking especially the Javanese cooking. Kecap Manis or Indonesian sweet soy sauce is made from soybean as well. With sweeter taste and more complex falvaor than regular soy sauce, Kecap Manis has an intensely dark brown and syrupy thicker sauce. Kecap Manis is sweetened with coconut or palm sugar and seasoned with various ingredients, which generally include garlic and star anise. If it’s not available there are many different recipes on the internet on how to make kecap manis.
Sate Tempe Plappa
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