Misc Ingredients

Misc Ingredients

  • Fish Sauce – Thai-style fish sauce. Brands: Red Boat, Squid, Viêt Hương
  • Galangal – The root of the galangal plant, a close relative to ginger.
  • Galangal Powder, Galanga Powder, Laos, Thai Ginger, Siamese Ginger – Various names for a powder derived from the root of the galangal plant, a close relative to ginger. Ginger powder can be substituted.
  • Ham Boullion – Ham flavor sachets or ham flavored concentrate. Brand: Goya
  • Katjap Manis, Ketjap – A sweet Indonesian soy sauce. Brands: ABC, Knorr
  • Kroepoek – Deep-fried shrimp chips available at Asian grocery stores
  • Liquid Aminos – A gluten-free substitute for soy sauce.  Brand: Bragg
  • Mirin, Aji-Mirin – Sweet cooking rice seasoning. Brand: Kikkoman
  • MSG – Monosodium glutamate.  Brands: Ajinomoto, Accent!
  • Sambal Badjak – Ground fresh chili paste with garlic, onion,fermented shrimp, & lime. Brands: Koningsvogel, Conimex, ABC
  • Sambal Oelek – Ground fresh chili paste. Brands: Koningsvogel, Conimex, Huy Fong Foods
  • Sausage – Uncased pork sausage in various flavors.  Brand: Jimmy Dean
  • Sausage, cased – Pork sausage in casing.
  • Sazón, Sazón con Culantro Y Achote – Spice mix that includes cilantro and achote. Brand: Goya
  • Shrimp Paste – A paste made from ground fermented shrimp. Fish sauce can be substituted at about 3x the amount of shrimp paste.
  • Tamarind Paste – A paste made from the tamarind pod. Readily available at Asian and Latin grocery stores.

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