Indonesian Street Tacos

January 07, 2018 08:58 AM

Marla Ortega crafts her take on Indonesian street food for Dan in the Let's Eat Kitchen.

Indonesian Street Tacos

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Babi Kecap -This is the meat for the tacos


•    100 g shallots, thinly sliced
•    50 g garlic, crushed
•    25 g peeled ginger, finely grated
•    ½ tsp salt, plus extra to taste
•    1 lb pork belly, cut into 3cm chunks
•    4 tbsp kecap manis (thick sweet soy sauce)
•    2 tbsp dark soy sauce
•    3 tbsp tamarind water
•    ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
•    ½ tsp Chinese five spice powder
•    8 red bird's eye chillies, slice in half lengthways and seeded
•    2 cups/500 ml chicken stock 


Braise the pork in a broth or stock and place all ingredients in pot or crock pot. This could take 6-8 hours

When braising a meat it just must remain in a liquid submerged completely until tender. 


Sambal Sour Cream

1 tablespoon sambal

1 cup sour cream



mix together until combined


Curry Sauce



3 tbs red curry paste

3 tbs yellow curry paste

4 tbs coconut milk

1 tsp cajun seasoning

1 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp cumin



Heat over low heat until ingredients are combined.


Siracha Infused Olives

1 cup kalamata olives

2 tbs siracha

1 tbs red wine vinegar



Mix together and marinade for 48 hours



Tomato Jam

1 cup tomatoes grape or diced

2 tablespoons brown sugar

3 tbs sweet chili



Cook tomatoes, sweet chili, sugar over low heat until tomatoes begin to break down let cool slightly and use as garnish



Grocery list

pork shoulder

pork belly





Joel Landas

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