This sweet, thick, soy sauce is spiked with chiles and shallots. This recipe first appeared in our May 2011 issue, with the article The World of Satay.
- 3⁄4 cup kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
- 3 tbsp. fresh lime juice
- 10 red Thai chiles, sliced thin
- 4 Kaffir lime leaves, stemmed, very thinly sliced crosswise
- 3 shallots, very thinly sliced
Stir together kecap manis, lime juice, chiles, lime leaves, and shallots in a bowl; let sit 30 minutes.