But this is what we had for lunch.
Sop buntut is oxtail soup that is popular throughout Indonesia. As much as I love the clear and simple consomme of a Korean oxtail soup, its Indonesian cousin is a close rival. And the sop buntut at Istana Rasa in Mataram is the best I’ve had so far. They definitely live up to their name which translates to “flavor of the palace.” The broth is similar to a french onion soup but is made with leeks, which gives the soup a bit lighter, sweeter flavor. The oxtail just slips off the bone and melts in your mouth. And the requisite fried shallot (always available) sprinkled on top gives a nice crunch to the perfect bite.
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