JavanaiseThis dish comes from Java, one of the major islands in Indonesia. What makes it different from other noodle dishes is the sweet soy sauce that produces a fragrant aroma, tingling the senses.
3.5 ounces instant noodles (egg noodles)
3.5 ounces cabbage, sliced
3.5 ounces chicken fillet, cut, small size
6 big red chilies, sliced
2 medium carrots, cut into small julienne
1 shallot, sliced
1.75 fluid ounces water
3 tablespoons cooking oil
3 tablespoons kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce available at Woodman’s!)
1 teaspoon tamarind, soaked with water
1/2 onion, ground
3 cloves garlic, ground
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Salt to taste
Boil instant noodles according to package instructions, drain.
Heat oil and stir ground ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.
Add chicken and cook until color change.
Add shallot, chilies, carrot, cabbage, kecap manis and tamarind water. Cook for 3 minutes.