Indonesian Vegetable Sour Soup (Sayur Asam) Recipe

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Submitted by ctmadhatter

Makes 4 servings



Varied from http://www.food.com/recipe/indonesian-vegetable-sour-soup-sayur-asam-344275

Recipe Ingredients for Indonesian Vegetable Sour Soup (Sayur Asam)

1 teaspoon tamarind pulp
200 ml warm water
1 tbsp+chopped shallot
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp ginger
1 red chili pepper, seeded and sliced
3 tablespoons pecans
1 teaspoon hoisin sauce
5 cups water
2 chicken bouillon cube
1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 chayote, peeled, seeded, and sliced thin
1 cup frozen corn kernels

Recipe Directions for Indonesian Vegetable Sour Soup (Sayur Asam)

  1. Prepare tamarind by placing it in a small bowl with warm water. Let soak for 15 minutes.

  2. To make spice paste, combine shallot, garlic, ginger, red chili pepper, raw peanuts, shrimp paste, and salt in a large mortar and blend well with a pestle. Use a food processor or blender if you don?t have a mortar and pestle.

  3. Transfer paste to a medium saucepan and add chicken or vegetable broth, salted peanuts, and brown sugar. Stir to combine, and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, use a strainer to separate the tamarind seeds from the juice. Throw away the seeds and keep the juice.

  5. Add chayote, green beans, and corn to the soup, and cook over high heat for 5 minutes.

  6. Just before serving, add tamarind juice and stir. Garnish with green chili pepper slices if desired.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 470.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
204
Calories from Fat
126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.0g
22%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
341mg
14%
Potassium
285mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
20.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
8.3g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
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