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Berengkes Ikan Sumatera Selatan (Grilled Fish Wrapped in Banana Leaves)


500 grams of fish fillet

25 ml Javanese Tamarind Water

1 stalk lemongrass, slice thinly

2 tbsp lime juice

30 ml frying oil or peanut oil

2 tsp salt or according to your taste

Banana leaves for wrapping

Stick to attach the package

Grind Spices (using blender or traditional Javanese pestle and mortar) :

0 shallots, roughly sliced

3 cloves garlic, roughly sliced

5 red chillies, cut into pieces

5 panbroiled (fried without oil) hazelnut

1.5 tsp fried shrimp paste

salt to taste

How to:

1. Smear the fish with lime juice and salt. Marinate for 30 minutes.

2. Wash the fish and drain.

3. Mix the grind spices with lemongrass, tamarind water, and oil. Mix well.

4. Smear the fish evenly with the mixed spices.

5. Wrap the fish inside banana leaf. Hook both ends with a stick.

6. Prepare the coals, grill the fish while flipping through until fully cooked.

Recipe sources:
Masakan Ikan & Seafood Nusantara by Sufi S.Y.

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