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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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