Ketjap Manis

  • 160 ml (2/3 cup) packed dark brown sugar
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) water
  • 180 ml (¾ cup) unsulfured molasses
  • 240 ml (1 cup) dark soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  1. Combine brown sugar and water in a saucepan, bring to a boil and stir until the sugar has dissolved into the water.
  2. Stir in the rest of the ingredients, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Pour through a fine sieve, let cool and store in a container in the refrigerator. Will keep for up to 2 months