Sesame Coconut Fish Steamed in Leaves Recipe

Sesame Coconut Fish Steamed in Leaves Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg fish fillets

1 cup desiccated coconut

1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely grated

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

1/2 cup hot water

3 cloves garlic

1 teaspoon turmeric, ground

1 teaspoon black pepper, ground

2 tablespoons rice flour

3 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

2 teaspoons salt

Juice of half a lemon

Banana leaves and foil for wrapping

 

Method :

Wash and pat dry the fish fillets with kitchen papers. Use a food processor to blend the desiccated coconut, hot water, garlic and fresh ginger until the coconut is very finly ground. Pour into a bowl. Mix in with the other seasonings. Place the fish fillets on the banana leaves. Top with 2 teaspoon of the blended mixture. Wrap up the banana leaves and then with the foil. Steam for about 15 minutes and serve while hot. Best served with steamed white rice.

 

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