Fish Head in Clear Soup Recipe

Fish Head in Clear Soup Recipe

(Ikan Air Garam)

Ingredients :

850 g snapper fish head

1 teaspoon vinegar

1 liter water

2 cm galangal, bruised

3 stalks lemon grass, bruised (white part only)

4 cm fresh ginger, bruised

200 g tomatoes, cut into 4 pieces

4 scallions, cut into 3 cm lengths

8 unpeeled shallots, roasted, peeled and thinly sliced

5 red chilies, sliced

25 g basil leaves

1 lime juice extract

Salt to taste


Method :

Wash the fish head and pat dry with paper towel. Rub the fish head with 1 teaspoon of vinegar and set aside to stand for 30 minutes. Wash and drain. Bring a pot of water to the boil with galangal, lemon grass and ginger. Add salt to taste. After a few minutes, add in the fish head, scallions, shallots and tomatoes. Allow to simmer. Add sliced chilies and basil leaves then the ingredients are almost cooked. Reduce to low heat and simmer. Before removing from the heat, season and add lime juice to taste.


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