"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Sesaties Recipe

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Added: Sunday, April 23, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lb. lamb, cut into 1 inch pieces
1lb. pork, cut into 1/2inch cubes
1 garlic clove
salt and pepper, add to taste
4 tbsp. oil
1 c. onions, chopped
1 tbsp. curry powder
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. tamarino paste
2 c. white vinegar
2 tbsp. apricot jam
2 tbsp. cornstarch dissolved in
2 tbsp. red wine
1/2 lb. dried apricots
1/2 c. dry sherry

Directions:
Directions:
1. Place the lamb and pork pieces in a large bowl that has been rubbed with the clove of garlic.
2. Season with salt and pepper, and toss.
3. In a saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onions and sauté for 5-6 minutes, then add the curry powder and garlic.
4. Sauté for another minute. Add the sugar, tamarind paste, vinegar, and jam and stir well.
5. Stir the cornstarch mixture and add it to the onions, and cook, stirring constantly until it thickens. This should take about 3 minutes.
6. Cool, add to meat, and toss well. Marinate 2-3 days.
7. One day before preparing the sesaties, combine the dried apricots and sherry in a small bowl.
8. Cover and let sit overnight in the refrigerator.
9. Drain sauce from meat and reserve. Thread lamb, pork, and apricots on skewers. Grill over charcoal until browned on all sides. Serve with reserved heat sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-5
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2-3 days

 

 

 

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