Sekba

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Sekba
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Sekba, Chinese Indonesian pork offals stew. In this dish shows pork's ear, tongue and meat.
Alternative names Bektim
Course Main course
Place of origin Indonesia
Region or state Chinatowns in Indonesia, especially Jakarta
Created by Chinese Indonesian
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients Pork offals (liver, tongue, ear, intestine) and meat braised in soy sauce, garlic and Chinese herbs
Cookbook: Sekba  Media: Sekba

Sekba or sometimes called bektim is a Chinese Indonesian pork offals[1] stewed in mild soy sauce-based soup. The stew tastes mildly sweet and salty, made from soy sauce, garlic, and Chinese herbs. It is a popular fare street food in Indonesian Chinatowns, such as Gloria alley, Glodok Chinatown in Jakarta, Indonesia.[2]

As a street food fare, customer might choose the type of pork offals in their dish, and they will be charged accordingly. Other than pork meat, the types of pork offals being offered as sekba are pig's ears, tongue, liver, tripe, intestines and lungs. The prices of each pieces of pork offals ranged between Rp 5,000 to Rp 15,000. A personal portion usually contains three types of offals or meat. Vegetables, such as boiled potatoes, salted vegetables, tofu, and sometimes hard boiled egg might be added.

See also

References

  1. ^ Whitmarsh, A.; Wood, M. (2013). Jakarta: 25 Excursions in and Around the Indonesian Capital. Tuttle Publishing. p. 119. ISBN 978-1-4629-0893-6. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Glodok’s top five foods". Yahoo News. 26 March 2013. 

External links

  • Media related to Sekba at Wikimedia Commons
  • Sekba recipes (in Indonesian)
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