Gado Gado Salad with Peanut Sauce (Indonesian Lotek)


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(6 Ratings)

Preparation time
20 mins

Cooking time
10 mins


Gado Gado can be served as a starter, side dish or main meal. I love making this for a filling lunch. An added bonus is how simple it is to put together.

Gado Gado Salad with Peanut Sauce (Indonesian Lotek), 4.7 out of 5 based on 6 ratings



1. Heat oil in frying pan or wok.Add shrimp crackers and fry until they bloom.Take them out immediately and set on paper towels.

2. Add cubes of tofu to wok and fry until golden brown.Take them out and set on paper towels.

3. In a pot of boiling water, blanch potatoes for approximately 3 minutes.Add green beans, cabbage, and bean sprouts for approximately 1 minute.

Drain vegetables in cold water. On a plate, serve the vegetables, tofu, shrimp crackers and boiled eggs with peanut sauce.

4 Comments add one

  1. mcleroi says:

    Amazing. I love the combination of crisp vegetables and peanut sauce. I’m not a big fan of tofu so I think next time I’ll leave it out and top it with a bit of bacon instead. Yum!

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  2. mcsaeteurn says:

    The vegetables are very crisp and the peanut sauce was rich and creamy. I’m going to make this one again.

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  3. SoyMilk says:

    I’ve made this. Super easy and the peanut sauce was divine.

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