Plecing kangkung

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Plecing kangkung
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Plecing kangkung
Place of originIndonesia
Region or stateLombok
Serving temperatureCold and fresh
Main ingredientsKangkung and plecing sambal

Plecing kangkung is an Indonesian spicy water spinach dish made from Lombok island. Plecing kangkung made from blanched kangkung leaf (Ipomoea aquatica) served cold with plecing sambal, made from ground red chili pepper, shallots, garlic, burned bird's eye chili, candlenut, kaffir lime, burned shrimp paste, a pinch of salt and sugar.[1] As a side dish for Lombok Ayam taliwang dish, plecing kangkung usually also served with additional vegetables such as bean sprouts, string beans, fried peanuts and urap's grated spicy coconut dressing. Outside Lombok, plecing kangkung is also commonly served in neighboring island Bali.

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  1. ^ "Plecing Kangkung" (in Indonesian). Femina. Retrieved April 4, 2014.

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