Selat Solo Dinner Set

Selat Solo Dinner Set
Serves 4

As a gratitude to our Japanese mother and our mother, we arrange a special dinner. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to survive during the most difficult period of our life. In this occasion, we prepared a special menu usually for important family parties. ‘Selat Solo’, a Dutch influenced dish that had integrated to the upper society in Solo-Central Java. This dish consist of steak, salad, mayonnaise and eaten with fried potatoes. The preparation is a bit of a fuss but the serving is satisfactory.

egg salad
Egg Salad
Ingredients:
1/2 tbs butter
2 medium carrot, cut with zig zag knife, boiled
2 bags of long beans, cut the eggs, boiled
a bag of salad leaves (anything you can find)
2 medium tomatoes, cut into slices
3 boiled eggs
a dash of salt and pepper

How to prepare:
-add butter to the carrot and the long beans before serving on a plate
-seperate the egg white from the yellow part
-cut the egg white into dices
-mashed the yellow part with a potato smasher
-add a dash of salt and pepper and serve in a cup

mayonnaise
Mayonnaise
Ingredients:
2 egg yolks
10 ml vegetable oil
1/4 tsp mustard powder
1/4 salt
1 wedge lemon, take the juice
1/2 tbs honey
3 tbs Japanese Mayonnaise

How to prepare:
-beat the egg with an electric mixer until fluffy
-add oil little by little
-add honey little by little
-add mustard powder little by little
-add lemon little by litte
-add salt

bistik solo
Bistik Jawa
Ingredients:
500 gr steak cut into 4cm x 4cm squares
2 tbs butter
3 tbs sweet soy sauce
3 cloves garlic, smashes and diced
1/2 medium onion, cut into small cubes
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp salt
a dash of pepper
1 egg, battered

How to prepare:
-marinate the steak with butter and sweet soy sauce for one hour
-saute with butter garlic and onion
-add the steak and marinate
-add nutmeg powder
-add salt and pepper
-add battered egg
-cook for an hour until done

How to serve:
-add french fries on a plate
-add the egg salad set on top or next to the french fries
-add the steak on top of the french fries
-pour the gravy everywhere

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7 thoughts on “Selat Solo Dinner Set

  1. What a lovely post to honor your mother. My Mom taught me so much too, I certainly wouldn’t be the woman I am today without her, as an example and as a teacher.

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