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couldn't find Asian pears or sambal at the store. Good substitutes?

asked by @jfly over 5 years ago
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pierino

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added over 5 years ago

Uhhhmmm, pear juice (sometimes in a box) and sriaracha aka "rooster sauce" if you can find it, shouldn't be hard these days.

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added over 5 years ago

Asian Pears (nashi) are a cross between apples and pears. They are very crisp and sweet. Either apples or slighly unde ripe anjou pears would be your best bet.