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Incredible Indonesian-Style Sweet & Sour Pork Sandwich Recipe

Incredible Indonesian-Style Sweet & Sour Pork Sandwich Recipe, recipe using kecap manis,
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This Indonesian-Style Sweet & Sour Pork sandwich is absolutely amazing.  This is such a simple but the flavors are absolutely insane!  It's like a banh mi but... different.



Incredible Indonesian-Style Sweet & Sour Pork Sandwich Recipe, recipe using kecap manis,

I recently discovered the magic of kecap manis.  In short, kecap manis is a sweet soy sauce and is extremely popular in Indonesia.  I found bottles of it at a local International market and it sounded interesting and here we are today.  Of course, many Google searches later- I feel like a kecap manis connoisseur (I kid!).  I had no freaking clue what do with it other than make an Indonesian fried rice.  

I came across a recipe on ImportFood.com that I had to make and this sweet and sour pork sandwich had to happen! 

Indonesian-Style Sweet & Sour Pork Sandwich Recipe
(printable version)

1.5 lbs ground pork
2 tsp Chinese Five Spice powder 
2 tbsp Kecap Manis 
2 tbsp White vinegar

Cilantro
Carrots, julienned
Cucumbers, julienned
Radishes, julienned

French bread/baguette

1.  Heat skillet to medium, add pork and five spice.
2.  Cook until browned and done.
3.  Add vinegar & kecap manis.
4.  Cook another minute. 
5.  Slice bread down the middle- add carrots, cucumbers, and radishes.  Add pork mixture and then top with cilantro.
6.  Top with sriracha for extra oomph & spice!

Enjoy!

*Note- if you can not find kecap manis at your local store and you don't want to wait for an Amazon delivery, you can make your own.  A great recipe is on Food52 and you can find it here.


Incredible Indonesian-Style Sweet & Sour Pork Sandwich Recipe, recipe using kecap manis,






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