Sour Spicy Beef Soup (Asem Asem Daging)

Sour Spicy Beef Soup (Asem Asem Daging)

Hello everybody, I hope you are having an amazing day today. Today, we’re going to make a special dish, Sour Spicy Beef Soup (Asem Asem Daging). It is one of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

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To get started with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook Sour Spicy Beef Soup (Asem Asem Daging) using 20 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.

This dish is a well known dish from Semarang (Central Java, Indonesia). The soup is so flavourful, with unique combination of sour, sweet, spicy). So fresh and refreshing!
Note: pls adjust the amount of the chillies if you don’t like spicy food. The soup will still be delicious 🙂


Recipe is adapted from cookpad Indonesia: by Diyah Kuntari

Ingredients and spices that need to be Make ready to make Sour Spicy Beef Soup (Asem Asem Daging):

  1. 500 gr beef cube/shank, cut cubed
  2. 2 liters water
  3. 200 gr french beans, cut like a matchstick
  4. 1 big carrot, cut like a matchstick
  5. 2 green/unripe green tomatoes
  6. 1/4 tsp pepper
  7. 1 tbsp sweet soya sauce (preferably Indonesian sweet soya sauce like bango or ABC brand)
  8. 1 piece gula melaka/brown sugar (about 50 gram)
  9. 4 tsp tamarind juice/asam jawa
  10. 1 cube beef/chicken stock
  11. to taste Salt, sugar
  12. Stir Fry Ingredients
  13. 4 big green chillies, cut
  14. 1 big red chillies, cut
  15. 6 bird eye chillies/chilli padi, whole – no need to cut
  16. 6 shallots, slice thinly
  17. 3 garlics, slice thinly
  18. 4 cm galangal/blue ginger, cut and smashed a bit to release the flavour
  19. 3 pcs Indonesian bay leaves/daun salam
  20. Oil

Steps to make to make Sour Spicy Beef Soup (Asem Asem Daging)

  1. Clean, cut the beef cube or shank. Put in pressure cooker, add 2 litres of water and cook for 15-30 mins (beef shank 15 mins, beef cube 30 mins). Set aside.sour spicy beef soup asem asem daging step 1
  2. Prepare the rest of the ingredients, wash clean and cut accordinglysour spicy beef soup asem asem daging step 1sour spicy beef soup asem asem daging step 2
  3. Heat some oil in a frying pan, stir fry the shallot and garlic until fragrant and turn translucent. Add chillies, bay leaves, galangal. Continue cooking for few more minutes.sour spicy beef soup asem asem daging step 1
  4. Add the stir fried chillies/shallots/garlics to the beef soup. Turn on the fire again, add sweet soya sauce, brown sugar, salt, pepper, sugar. Add french beans and carrot, cook until soften. Lastly add the green tomatoes and tamarind juice. Cook for a few more minutes. I don’t cook the tomatoes until too soft/mushy.sour spicy beef soup asem asem daging step 1
  5. Taste, add any seasoning as needed. The soup will be a mixture of sour, spicy, sweet and salty at the same time. So refreshing
  6. Serve with warm rice 😋😋sour spicy beef soup asem asem daging step 1
  7. For me: at step 4, once I cook the shallots/garlics/chillies in the soup for a few minutes, I will take the chillies out from the soup and put them in separate bowl. Why? Because the longer you cook the chillies, the spicier your soup will be. And as I am cooking for the whole family, I don’t want the soup to be too spicy for my kids. We will add the chillies back before serving in our individual bowl.

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