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Indonesian food comes from many sources of ingredients and spices, from various kinds of chillies, ginger, shallot, turmeric to coconut milk. Combining those natural spicy ingredients provides you unique dishes from Indonesia, the islands of spices...

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Ikan Bumbu Bali (Grilled Mackerel with Hot Spicy Balinese Sauce)

Serves: 4

* 600g mackerel
* 2 cm turmeric
* 1/2 tsp salt
* 1 lime
* salad oil
* 1 lemon grass, crush
* 375cc water
* 3 tbs kecap manis (sweet ketchup)

Mix Spice: * 75g red chilies
* 10 shallots
* 3 cloves garlic
* 5 candlenuts
* 1cm ginger
* 1 tbs tamarind juice
* salt
* sugar

How To:
1. Grind all the mix spice ingredients in the blender. Scrape the scales off and wash the
mackerel, cut into pieces in appropriate size, macerate with salt, squeezed lime juice and
turmeric for 10-20 minutes.
2. Heat the oil in a frying pan, pan fry the mackerel.
3. Heat the oil, fry ground mix spice and lemon grass until fragrant. Add water and kecap
manis (sweet ketchup) and bring to boil, simmer to thicken the sauce stirring constantly.
4. Put in the fried mackerel and simmer until the fish absorb the sauce.


Unknown said...


I love mackerel!! I was looking for an ikan pepes recipe and I came across yours. Just an FYI, kecap manis is sweet soya sauce (example ABC brand), not ketchup. Ketchup is tomato ketchup, like Heinz 57.

Sinyo Betawi said...

Seems tobe agood recipe for Ikan Bumbu Bali, in fact the best I encountered until now.

Sinyo Betawi said...

In fact the best recipe for Ikan Bumbu Bali I encountered until now.