*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Satay Sauce (Authentic)
 
 Recipe By     : Kascha Sweeney (sweeney@asiaonline.net)
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :2:31
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Ethnic
                 Sauces                           Thai
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      small         onion -- chopped
    1      tablespoon    lemon grass -- finely chopped
      1/2  teaspoon      shrimp paste
    3                    dried chillies -- * see note
    2      cloves        garlic
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cumin
      1/2  teaspoon      ground coriander
    2                    coriander root -- chopped
    1      cup           coconut milk
    1      teaspoon      vegetable oil
  150      grams         dry-roasted unsalted peanuts -- crushed
    2      tablespoons   sugar
    2      teaspoons     tamarind juice
    1      pinch         salt
 
 1. In a blender, combine first eight ingrediants with enough coconut milk to
 moisten.
 
 2. Heat oil in saucepan and gently stir fry satay mix until it turns a pale
 pinky brown, then reduce heat to low.
 
 3. Add peanuts and stir well to separate.
 
 4. Add sugar, salt and tamarind juice.
 
 5. If sauce is too thick, add coconut milk. If too thin, simmer very gently.
 
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 NOTES : * you may substitute dried red chillies for 1 teaspoon of chilli power
 or 3 teaspoons of chillie flakes.
 
 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 413 3292 2607 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 797 0