Devil's Stew


A stew with a daring name! A Devil's stew is spicy, salty, filled with spices and even peanut butter. You can't even imagine how delicious this is!

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Devil's stew
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2016-09-09, this recipe is for 6 people and takes 55 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 06-12-2022

55 minutes 6 people Main course
Devil's stew


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  • 500 gram pork tenderloin
  • 6 tablespoons vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons ketjap manis
  • 6 tablespoon ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons of nasi goreng spice mix (that would a little bit less than half of this recipe)
  • 1 teaspoon sambal oelek
  • 1 teaspoon sambal manis
  • 1 teaspoon sambal brandal
  • 2 onions
  • 500 gram white button mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • coffee cream
  • optional: salad, krupuk and fries for serving

Kitchen equipment

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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • Dutch oven or other heavy bottomed pan
  • large bowl
  • wooden spoon
  • cling film

Devil's Stew

55 minutes 6 people Main course

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Preparation -- 10 minutes + waiting time

Combine vinegar, ketjap manis, ketchup, nasi goreng spice mix and the 3 types of sambal. Peel the onions and chop them into half rings. Remove any excess fat or muscles from the pork tenderloin and chop into bite-size pieces.

Combine the vinegar mixture with onion and pork tenderloin pieces, cover with cling film and marinate as long as possible, at least an hour but preferably overnight.  

Devil's stew
Devil's stew

Finishing the Devil's stew -- 45 minutes

Heat a dutch oven or other heavy bottomed pan on medium-high heat and add the meat and marinade. Cook for about 15 minutes.  meanwhile clean the mushrooms and chop them into quarters.

Add the mushroom quarters and cook for another 15 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon peanut butter and cook until the marinade is thickened enough.

Add a splash of coffee or regular cream and season with ketjap, sambal, pepper and salt. Serve with fries, krupuk, a salad and enjoy!

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