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Indonesian   -   Besengek Daging (Beef In A Spicy Sauce)   adapted from Indonesian Regional Food and Cookery by Sri Owen

  • 2 Pounds Beef -- Cubed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 6 Cups Beef Broth
  • 2 Teaspoons Peanut Oil
  • 1 Large Onion -- Chopped
  • 3 Medium Jalapeno -- Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Shrimp Paste
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Coriander
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Grass
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Tamarind Water
Directions Boil beef in broth and salt for 1 hour. Saute onion and jalapeno in oil until well browned about 10 minutes. Add shrimp paste, coriander, turmeric and lemon grass. Saute for 2 minutes. Add salt, sugar and tamarind water, simmer for 2 minutes. Transfer this mixture to the beef. Simmer for 45 minutes and serve over rice.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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