with some help from geoff and ryan we made gado gado for lunch - i love gado gado!
I used this recipe from Taste to make the sauce though i made a few changes for the sake of the kids such as halving the curry paste and not including the chillis. I also halved the sugar and let me tell you it was still obscenely sweet... i had to use raw sugar so i'm not sure if that's the reason though i can't imagine it is. i did feel the sauce was missing something but maybe it was jsut the bits i left out (including ketjap manis which contains gluten).
i am also shocked at how hard it is to buy peanuts these days. i wanted raw peanuts but had to settle for a pack of unsalted roasted as coles had no other brands or packs that i could find - i checked the health section (i was there to buy GF for rora), the fresh F&V section and the baking / nut section but no other peanuts of any kind. crazy.
we served the sauce with:
- chicken marinaded in tamari & sesame oil, grilled and sliced up
- raw and steamed green beans
- raw and steamed carrot sticks
- raw and steamed pumpkin
- steamed baby potatoes
- cucumber sticks
- capsicum strips