Sunday, April 30, 2017 | INDONESIAN CULINARY |

Sour Fish From Sumatra | Arsik


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Ingredients:

  • 1000 g gold fish
  • 2 stalks lemon grass, bruised (white part)
  • 10 g allium schoenoprasum/chives
  • 1 tbsp tamarind, solved in 500ml water
  • 2 salam leaves/bay leaves
  • 750 ml water

Spices:

  • 5 tbsp sliced red chilies
  • 1/2 tbsp sliced turmeric
  • 1 tbsp sliced ginger
  • 5 candlenuts
  • 1/2 tsp andaliman (spice from Sumatra)
  • 3 tbsp sliced shallots
  • 3 tsp sliced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt

How to make:

  1. Blend all spices into a paste, add lemon grass and salam leaves as seasoning
  2. Marinate the fish with seasoning and place in a wok.
  3. Put the remaining seasoning on top, let stand for 30 minutes
  4. Add tamarind water and bring to boil over medium heat, simmer until the fish is done.
  5. Add allium schoenoprasum/chives, continue cooking for a while and remove from the heat
  6. Transfer in a serving dish and serve with rice.
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