Babi Asam Pedis

Hot, spicy pork in a sour Tamarind sauce. Very nice side dish with a Indonesian style meal.


  • 500 gr. Lean Pork
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Tsp Sambal Ulek
  • 2 Tsp Cornflour
  • 2 cm. Ginger root
  • 40 gr. Tamarind
  • 6 Spring Onions
  • 3 red Chillis
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 3 Tbs Kecap Manis
  • Oil
  • Salt


Cut pork into thin slices. Prepare 200 cl. tamarind (see Ingredient Page for method on how to do this.) Mix in the crushed garlic, sambal oelek, grated ginger and cornflour. add salt and marinade pork in this mix for at least 1 hour.

Stir fry the pork in a wok for 5 – 10 min. until browned. Remove from wok. Stir fry chopped spring onion and chillis for 3 min., add chopped tomatoes, pork and ketjap manis, heat through and serve hot.


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