Gado Gado: Indonesian Salad

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Carol H

This is a weird but yummy dish.

Top Review by JustJanS

I brought a big pot of water to the boil, and dealt with all the veggies seperately, dropping them in, bringing them back to the boil and then cooking for a minute or two before removing them with a slotted spoon. I also cut a carrot into "flowers". I served the sauce seperately, so a very health concious friend could use it or not! We had pork satay, and I used the sauce from that for both dishes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water to a boil; add salt, cabbage, bean sprouts, and green beans.
  2. Boil vegetables for 5 minutes; drain.
  3. Boil potatoes in a separate pot until tender then peel them.
  4. Cut potatoes, eggs and cucumber into slices.
  5. Heat peanut sauce on low heat.
  6. Arrange the green vegetables on a very large platter.
  7. Cover them with the sliced potatoes, eggs and cucumbers.
  8. Pour the peanut sauce over the entire platter and serve.
  9. Serving Ideas : Serve with white rice and a meat dish.
  10. NOTES : The peanut sauce may be made by hand or bought.
  11. We put the Gado Gado in a large casserole dish.

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