Ikan Kerisi Asam Jawa

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25

min

Preparation

10

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

2

Steps

11

Ingredients

Fragrant yet tangy dish that will awaken your taste buds! Perfect for sharing with family and friends.

Let's start cooking!

Blended spice paste added into a metal pot

Step 1 - Blend and fry rempah (spice paste)

  • In a blender, blend large red chili, garlic, 15 g fresh turmeric, shallots, ikan bilis and belcan until smooth. If mixture is too dry, you can use vegetable oil to help you achieve a smooth consistency.

    You can adjust the spiciness level of this dish by adding or removing the amount of large red chili
  • In a pot on medium heat, fry blended paste for 5 minutes until fragrant.

Pineapple and tamarind sauce in a metal pot

Step 2 - Make asam stew and add fish

  • To the same pot, add in pineapple slices, 15 g fresh turmeric, soaked tamarind paste and 400 ml water. Bring to a boil and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add fish to the pot and let it cook for 6 minutes on each side until completely cooked through.
Best eaten with steamed rice

Plate and Serve!

Curry fishhead on plate with garlic, onion and chilli

Transfer ikan kerisi tumis asam onto serving plate or dish and serve hot.

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