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       Title: Satay Kuah Sauce (Spicy Peanut Sauce)
  Categories: Sauces
       Yield: 10 servings
  
   1 1/2 ea Stalks lemon gress                  6 ea Shallots, peeled
       5 ea Garlic cloves, peeled               3 tb Fresh coriander leaves
       1 tb Hot chilli sauce                    2 ts Cumin seeds
     1/4 ts Turmeric                            1 tb Water
     1/3 c  Oil                                 1 ts Dried shrimp paste
       2 c  Coconut milk                        1 tb Brown sugar
     1/4 ts Salt                              3/4 c  Gr rst unsalted sk peanuts
  
   Peel course outer layer from lemon grass, and remove tough tops. (Save
   these for a soup stock if desired).  Chop tender stalks into 1 inch
   lengths.  Place in workbowl of food processor with shallots, garlic,
   coriander, hot chili sauce, cumin seeds and turmeric.  Whirl to a fine
   paste, adding water if needed.  In a large frying pan over medium setting ,
   heat oil, add lemon grass paste and dried shrimp paste, stirring and frying
   for about 4 minutes or until mixture emits a wonderously aromatic perfume.
   Stir in about half the coconut milk and continue cooking, stirring almost
   constantly, for 8 minutes.  Stir in remianing coconut milk, sweeten with
   sugar and season with salt. Blend in peanuts. Taste at this point to adjust
   sweetening, salt, and hotness. Thin with more coconut milk or water if
   desire.
  
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