Indonesian Sate’

Think ahead to marinate but well worth it!  Serve with rice or Vegetable Pakoras.  BBQ or broil in oven.


  • 1 1/2 lb pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 c butter
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 tsp tobasco
  • 3 tbsp grated onion
  • 3 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c Indonesian Soya Sauce ( try Conimex (BEST) , Ketjap Bentang Manis) or Kikoman Teriyaki Sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8″ wooden skewers


  • Cut tenderloin into 3/4″ cubes and place in shallow dish or zip lock bag
  • Melt butter in saucepan.
  • Add remaining ingredients and bring to boil. Simmer 5 min.
  • Cool for a few minutes and pour over meat.
  • Leave in fridge overnight to marinate, turn periodically.  Butter will congeal.
  • When ready to serve, remove meat from marinade (reserve). Skewer the meat.
  • Grill on BBQ for 15 min or so.  Don’t overcook!
  • Meanwhile boil the reserved marinade.
  • Set skewers on a platter and pour the heated marinade on top.
  • Serve with rice.

Thanks to Best of Bridge Cookbook series

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