Spiced Coconut Fish Recipe

Spiced Coconut Fish Recipe

(Ikan Kelapa)

Ingredients : Serves 4

500 g

1/2 cup

3/4 cup

1 clove

12 mm

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

Fish fillets

Desiccated coconut

Hot water

Garlic

Fresh ginger

Ground kencur (aromatic ginger)

Ground cumin

Ground cilantro

Garam masala

Salt

Lemon juice

Chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Banana leaves

Aluminum foil

Method :
  • Wash, clean and scale fillets and cut into approximately 10 cm lengths.

  • Blend together, at high speed, the coconut, hot water, garlic, ginger, kencur, cumin, cilantro, garam masala and salt until coconut is very finely ground.

  • Mix in lemon juice and cilantro leaves.

  • Put equivalent of 1 fillet of fish on each piece of banana leaf placed on square of foil.

  • Spoon 2-3 teaspoons of coconut mixture on fish.

  • Wrap leaf over, make a parcel of foil, steam for 15 minutes.

  • Serve hot.

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