SPICY STREET FOOD Tour in Jakarta, Indonesia!! BEST MUD Crabs, BBQ Ribs, and PAINFUL Spice!

– All right, so check it out It's Trevor James

We're in Jakarta, Indonesia, and we're going deep for street food today It's gonna be a lot of fun So click that subscribe button and the little bell button down below because we've got a ton of street food tours coming up for you guys Let's go check it out (upbeat music) Jakarta is a food heaven

Everywhere you turn, there's new street food around every corner We came here specifically to eat as much delicious street food as possible And in this Jakarta street food tour part two, you can discover along with us a ton of unique and mouthwatering Indonesian street foods Make sure to watch until the end because these five Indonesian street foods are incredibly good Let's eat

Right up here, I think there's a little warteg stall, rice with mixed dishes Enter your typical Indonesian street food warteg Here, these little hole in the walls have the best mixed dishes with rice You can find a ton of addictive specialties ranging from classics like fried coconut chicken, fried ikan bilis anchovies with peanuts, spicy stinky jengkol beans, and spicy stinky petai beans It's all here with different stews, soups, vegetable dishes, and spicy curries that you could spend months trying

This is truly heaven, and you won't wanna stop eating Whoa Wow! – Good morning Wow, you have a lot here – Want to eat? – [Trevor] Yes, please

– Rice? – [Trevor] Yes, please Wow, look at all these dishes There's so much here – Please come here often Jengkol? – [Trevor] Jengkol, okay, jengkol

Jengkol bean? – Beef, jengkol – [Trevor] Some jengkol bean – [Man] A little – [Trevor] A little, yeah, a little jengkol bean So much food here

Okay, just a little I'm gonna get a few things Awesome sauce Maybe petai, petai, petai Oh, yeah, petai for breakfast

Stink beans This is what's beautiful There's just so much here Oh, eggplant, eggplant – [Man] Eggplant, okay

– Thank you There's just so much here, different spiced dishes like spiced curry eggplant, all this chicken and beef, veg Ikan, ikan Oh, yes, please Oh, wow

That looks amazing Oh, yeah, that looks so good And then some chicken, chicken – [Man] Chicken, chicken coconut? – Oh, chicken coconut, really? Oh, yeah Look at that

Okay, good – [Man] Here, please – Okay, thank you Whoa, this looks awesome Look at this, guys

We are in a warteg in Jakarta, and I just chose a few of the many different dishes that they serve here – [Man] Chili, sir? – [Trevor] Chili, sambal? – [Man] Yes, sambal – Oh, wow This is gonna be a great way to start the day We got fresh, spicy sambal

We've got anchovies with peanut We got stink beans We got jengkol beans And we got eggplant and chili Oh, this just looks amazing

Oh, yeah I'm gonna start out with a bite of those anchovies and petai stink beans with all of that chili curry sauce that he's put on there It's all mixed together Mmm, oh Wow! That is incredibly delicious

Oh! Oh, wow! All of those sauces mix together perfectly They're spicy and sweet Oh, with the stink bean, it's a definite stinky odor Oh, and the anchovies and peanut, that is such a strong flavor concoction there And it'll fill you right up

I'm gonna go asking for some more sauce, some more curry sauce, because that is just magic Oh, yeah Beef rendang? – [Man] Yes, rendang – Rendang sauce on top Thank you

He just put a ton of that beef rendang sauce on there Indonesia is just blowing me away These flavors, these spices, these chili sambals, this curry, this paste, oh, and the boldness of it all mixed over rice, you're gonna fall in love on your first bite So I don't really wanna bother them too much in here, but they invited me in quickly to take a quick look, and it is just full on infiltrating the senses here We're gonna get out of their busy workstation, but this is something you have to see to believe

Next up, just down the street, we found a huge cart selling the famous Jakarta ketoprak As soon as you walk up and you see all the action of the dish being made, you get curious, and you know that you just gotta eat it The main flavor comes from a hand-mixed paste of ground peanuts, palm sugar, garlic, chili, salt, and sweet soy sauce Nice, and then he's mixing it up So it's a sweet dish, very sweet

– [Man] Peanuts, peanuts – Peanuts Whoa! Then fried tofu, steamed rice cake, rice noodle, bean sprouts, fried shallots, and fried crackers are all added on top It's a super sweet and enjoyable backstreet snack that you have to try So we got the ketoprak here

Look at that What a concoction All those peanuts were chopped up finely He's put this sweet manis sauce on top There's bean sprouts

There's fried shallots, cucumbers, and the garlic and the chili were mixed right in there – [Woman] Everything – Wow, everything It looks amazing It just looks so fresh and flavorful

All right, let's try that out Mmm Wow! That is like a super, super sweet, slightly spicy peanut sauce over top of rice noodles and tofu And there's a definite fried shallot flavor in there as well Wow

And we were just walking down the street, and we saw this And everyone was eating it, and we thought we would try it, and it's so nice – [Woman] Yeah – Yeah – [Woman] You have to try it

– Yeah Jakarta's specialty – [Woman] Jakarta is amazing – Yeah Mmm

Next up, we went for some pre-lunch beef ribs delight We found a spot that serves amazingly fresh grilled beef ribs covered in a peanut sauce and beef ribs in a rich beef soup When you walk up and you see these huge stacks of beef ribs waiting to be served with the peanut sauce and the grill beside, and then these huge pots of rich beef broth, and all the families and friends around enjoying these succulent caveman-style ribs, you know you're in the right place These are good That really looks intense

And they're just covering it in a peanut sauce Wow! Oh, wow, that looks unbelievably tender Oh, I can't believe this That looks like caveman delight right there Wow! Look at that monster beef rib he just pulled out

That is totally thick and juicy Wow You can smell that peanut aroma on all of these beef ribs Oh, it's such a smooth, smooth peanuty goodness Wow! Unbelievable

Wow, they've got one that's just grilled, and then they've got one that's in a light soup with fried shallots on top And I am getting the grilled one Thank you Look at that thick peanut sauce they put on top Oh, that meat is just falling, falling off the bone

Wow! That is so, so tender looking And then they give you that soup that they cook it in with lots of fried shallots I got some rice And here, these are steamed rice flour packets, I believe And you can dip that into this soup here

But you know, come on, we're gonna go right in for these caveman beef ribs here in that peanut satay sauce Mmm, oh, yeah Oh, yeah It just melts in your mouth It just melts in your mouth with that peanut, that sweet satay peanut sauce

There's definitely some slight spices put in there as well That is caveman delight right there Next up, we went for a meal of a lifetime seafood feast that was worth the trip to Indonesia You won't believe the beauty you're about to see So we just found the most amazing seafood joint here grilling all different types of fish and prawns over these burning hot coals

Just standing here is burning, but you can smell the curry sauce, the curry paste that he's putting over top of these fish They're blackened They're charred, and I'm really hungry looking at this Let's go inside and try it out If there's a seafood heaven, this is where it is

You get not only grilled fresh fish and prawns but the most amazing selection of mud crab as well There's so many flavors to choose from And walking into the back kitchen gives you a great look at how it's done Flavors like black pepper crab, chili crab, salted egg crab, and the ultimate smoked crab, which is first fried in a wok with red onion, ginger, garlic, bay leaves, a salted egg, herbs and spices, and a special Padang hot and sweet sauce, is truly to die for After it's fried, it's wrapped in a banana leaf and put on the grill while the smoky banana flavor infuses into the flesh

This here is gonna make you wanna move to Jakarta Wow, look at this, guys The smoked crab has arrived You gotta stand up to open this Everything is on the table now

Oh, it's in a big banana leaf Crazy! Oh, the smoked crab is here, guys Whoa, look at this! Oh, that banana flavor, that banana fragrance Oh, wow! (laughs) Doesn't that look insane? Look at these big, fat crab legs It's all here, guys

It's all here We got these smoked crab legs wrapped in a banana leaf We have the crab with salted egg yolks, salted egg, fresh chilies, and a nice, creamy, light curry sauce We have the grilled grouper right here That's what's making all the smoke outside

And then we also have the grilled prawns We're just gonna go right in for that Oh, it's hot Mmm, oh! That flavor! That flavor has the distinct banana leaf flavor infused into there, and it's quite spicy Mmm, it's quite smoky, quite peppery

The next flavor to try here, the salted egg light curry crab And I'm just gonna suck on that to get that first flavor impression Oh! That is the most creamy, spicy, oh, melt in your mouth, light curry aroma of joy, salty, salty egg yolks there Mmm, oh, yeah This is honestly some of the best seafood you'll ever eat

It's like bite after bite of joy After a quick rest from eating, we made our way to finish off the day with a classic street food meal, the nasi uduk, aka coconut rice There's lots of people here Okay, here we go We walked into a classic night street food tent offering seafood, and chicken, and classic Indonesian stir fried dishes

This is normal everyday life food in Jakarta, and I was so excited to try it out What I didn't know is I was about to try one of the spiciest things I've ever eaten Oh! Jengkol? Jengkol, nasi uduk, petai Awesome Oh

wow, wow Hot All the food just got here We have the nasi uduk, coconut rice, look at this, covered in those fried shallots Fried shallots are everywhere here

And we've got fried chicken, a little lettuce Oh, I ordered some stir fried jengkol beans covered in a ton of chili paste And then I've got fried stink beans Oh, wow Look at them just bursting out

Let's try that to start Oh, yeah – [Man] That's good – Very good Oh, it's stinky

Oh, yeah Guys, stink bean stench, mmm But we came here to try the nasi uduk here So they cook it with coconut milk It gives it a lot of flavor

And I'm just gonna try that rice as is, see what it's like Mmm, that is a rich coconut flavor And they gave me some fried chicken As I tried the delicious fried chicken, enjoying that nice, fragrant coconut rice, and moved my way on to taste the sambal sauce I didn't know what was about to hit me

Wow! Spicy – Spicy crazy – Spicy crazy? – Of course – (laughs) Oh, man I am burning right now

Oh, spicy crazy – Read the label, king spicy crazy – [Trevor] Oh, spicy crazy – Yes – Okay, we came to the spicy crazy place

I did not know that's what it said Oh, I don't know why I'm going more for this It's just so burning Despite the burn, this was somehow really enjoyable From the fried stinky petai beans that taste like stinky mushrooms, to the coconut packed rice, and the stinky jengkol beans covered in sambal, these are filling and strong flavors that leave you with a lasting impression, one that makes you happy to have taste buds because you really feel alive

Man, people are so friendly here in Indonesia This whole time in Jakarta has been amazing, witnessing all of this delicious street food everywhere, tasting all these flavors It's been the time of my life I wanna remind you to click that subscribe button and the little bell button down below so you don't miss any of these deep street food tours because we have a ton of awesome content, street food videos coming your way Thank you so much for watching these food and travel videos

And I wanna give a huge thank you to everybody in Indonesia that help me create this big food map that I'm putting in the description below Thank you for your recommendations I've put pins for a lot of different places in Indonesia So if you're coming to Indonesia and you're looking for some awesome street food locations, you can check that out Thank you so much, guys

It has been amazing in Jakarta

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