Malaysian Satay Paste (Concentrate)

Gluten FreeDairy FreeCoeliac EndorsedPescatarian

This nutty, thick and spicy paste is a versatile staple for any pantry. It’s packed with warm roasted crushed peanuts; hand-blended spices and fresh lemongrass, ginger, garlic and chilli. Cook up a feast by combining it with coconut milk, palm sugar and peanut paste and the meat or vegetable of your choice.

2017 Australian Food Awards (AFA)

BRONZE MEDAL WINNER

Class: Other Savoury Preserves

How much does it make?

180g concentrate makes 2kg protein for 12 meals

cost per serve?

$1.25 per serve (paste only) or under $5 per meal*

Buy from Australia

$15.90 $12.95

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The Process

We start the preparation for this delicious paste the night before by soaking tamarind so that we can squeeze out the flavour in the morning. Chillies are also soaked overnight to remove any impurities and to encourage a smooth blend for this medium-heat paste.

The following morning we begin by crushing candle nuts and fresh a-grade roasted Australian peanuts just enough to make a delightful that maintains the nut’s body and texture. We fastidiously inspect the quality and taste of the nuts as we go – to ensure that the flavour of this paste will be flawless.

No burnt nuts make it into our sauce. Trust me, we’ve halted production before to ensure the quality is of the standard we require.

Meanwhile the kitchen team rinse the fresh and locally-grown onions, ginger, red chillies, lemongrass and galangal and garlic delivered fresh from the markets. Each is then blended, chopped or minced separately.

With everything ready to go, Australian peanut oil is heated in the pot and the crushed candle nuts are added. To this we then add top-notch belacan (shrimp paste), filling the kitchen with a powerful aroma.

Handfuls of the remaining dry and fresh ingredients are blended in and then the mixture is left to bubble slowly for an extended period of time until the the flavours combine and caramelise. Once it does, lemongrass, ginger and garlic and a mixture of ground spices are added to the thick paste.

The peanuts, sugars and all the liquid ingredients are poured and mixed in next and then it is all cook on high.

Heat: Medium

  • Making it milder: This can be cooled with more peanut paste, coconut cream, coconut milk, coconut powder, palm sugar, honey and sour cream.
  • Making it hotter: It can be made much hotter by adding a few bird’s eye chillies.

Allergy Note

  • Contains crustacean, peanut and nut product.

Ingredients

Peanuts, chilli, coconut cream, spices, tamarind juice, peanut oil, lemongrass, palm sugar, candlenuts, shrimp paste, lemon juice, salt, vinegar. Contains crustacean, peanut and nut product.

Nutrition

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Servings per package: 6

Serving size: 30g

Per Serve

Energy 409kJ

Protein 3.5g

Fat

– Total 5.0g

– Saturated 1.0g

– Total 7.8g

– Sugars 5.7g

Sodium 241mg

Per 100g

Energy 1360kJ

Protein 11.6g

Fat

– Total 16.8g

– Saturated 3.5g

Carbohydrate

– Total 26.1g

– Sugars 19.0g

Sodium 804mg