All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce
Ketjap Manis)
What You Need:            (To Make: about 1 quart)
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  • 2 cups dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cups Japanese soy sauce
  • cup dark molasses
  • teaspoon ground laos (see Glossary)
  • teaspoon ground coriander
  • teaspoon freshly ground black Pepper

  • How To Cook:
    1. Combine the sugar and water in a 2- to 3-quart enameled or stainless-steel saucepan and bring to a boil over moderate heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.

    2. Increase the heat to high and cook briskly, uncovered, for 5 minutes, or until the syrup reaches a temperature of 200 on a candy thermometer.

    3. Reduce the heat to low, stir in the soy sauce, molasses, laos, coriander and pepper, and simmer for 3 minutes.

    4. Strain the sauce through a fine sieve set over a bowl. Tightly covered, Ketjap Manis may be kept at room temperature for 2 or 3 months.

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