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Sate Pentul


  • skewers (if its bamboo ones, soak in cold water overnight)


  • 500 g ground beef

Spice Paste

  • 8 shallots
  • 5 garlic
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder/ground coriander dry fry (fry without oil, just until warm)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin dry fry (fry without oil, just until warm)
  • 1 tsp white pepper powder/ground white pepper

Hot Sauce

  • 6 tbsp sweet soy sauce preferably Indonesian brand, ABC Kecap Manis, available at Asian stores, online, Save on Foods/Pricesmart
  • 5 shallots thinly sliced
  • 6 bird eye chilies thinly sliced
  • 2 kafir lime/regular lime


  • Mix ground beef with paste, combine well. Shape into balls and thread to the skewers.
  • Grill satay on ember of charcoal, turning occasionally, until cooked through.
  • Serve immediately with sambal (hot sauce, recipe follows) and warm rice (if you like)

Hot Sauce

  • Mix in a bowl