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Gado gado Indonesian vegetable salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
From Saturday Kitchen


  1. Warm the coconut cream until it splits and add the peanut sauce.

  2. Transfer the sauce to a bowl and serve with the above selection of cooked and raw vegetables on the side

  3. The vegetables and sauce can be wrapped in the lettuce leaves and eaten as a wrap.


  • 225g/8oz coconut cream
  • 300g/10½oz simple peanut sauce
  • 1 red pepper, roasted, peeled and sliced
  • 1 bunch French beans, trimmed and cooked
  • 8 new potatoes, peeled and cooked and quartered lengthways
  • 1 green mango, cut into batons
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 avocado, sliced lengthways
  • 1 iceberg lettuce, cut into wedges

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