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Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce Kecap Manis

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light chinese soy sauce 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), bruised
  Star anise pods 2 Large (Large)
Directions

1. In a heavy medium saucepan, cook the sugar over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until it melts and is caramelized to a rich brown.
2. Add the soy sauce, garlic, star anise and 1/4 cup of water. Cook stirring, until the caramel and soy are blended. Simmer until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes. Let cool, then pour into a wide-mouthed jar. (Include the garlic and anise.) Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 years.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 169 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.25 g0.38%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3646.6 mg151.9%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.04 g0.14%

Sugars 33.3 g

Protein 4 g7.2%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.88%

Calcium 1% Iron 1.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce Kecap Manis Recipe