Sambal Terubuk Goreng
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About this recipe:
Fried fish is a staple in a traditional Malay meal. This stuffed ikan terubuk (shad) is a nice variation to a fish dish.
1 whole ikan terubuk (shad) - cleaned
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon tumeric powder
1 lemongrass bulb, thinly slice and pounded
Oil for deep frying
300g grated coconut
1 clove garlic
2 cm ginger
1 fresh red chilli, deseeded
1 tablespoon dried shrimp, soaked in hot water
2 cm belacan, toasted
Salt to taste
Extra time:15min ›
- Slit down the back of the fish to make a pocket on one side. Rub 1 teaspoon salt and turmeric powder onto the fish and let it marinate for 15 minutes.
- Grind the spice ingredients together and then blend well with the pounded lemongrass. Check the seasoning and add salt to taste.
- Stuff the mixed ingredients into the fish.
- Heat oil in wok until hot and deep fry the fish on both sides until cooked.
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