Coconut cream marinated dog on skewers

A recipe from Calvin Schwabe's "Unmentionable Cuisine."


Salon Staff
March 5, 2002 1:00AM (UTC)

Animals: Love them or hate them, we also eat them. And nothing better illustrates just how many of them we eat (and how thoroughly) than Calvin Schwabe's giant compendium of recipes from every corner of the world, excerpts of which are appearing in Salon this week, Monday through Friday -- one recipe each day on the Life and People sites -- by kind permission of the University Press of Virginia. This one comes from Indonesia where it's known as "Sati bumbu dendeng."

"Cut dogmeat into pieces and marinate them in a mixture of coconut cream with a little soy sauce, pounded garlic and onions, ground coriander, ground cumin, salt, and pepper. Skewer, broil over charcoal, and serve with a pickled hotsauce."

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