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Ikan Bakar (Grilled Fish) Recipe

Ikan Bakar (Grilled Fish) Recipe

Ikan Bakar (Grilled Fish) Recipe

This is one of the cheapest and healthiest way to cook fish. The fish can also be wrapped in banana leaf before grilling. The Malays are fond of using turmeric to marinate fish for frying or grilling. The fish can also be wrapped in banana leaf before grilling.

Ingredients :

    • 4 medium-size whole fish (mackerel or any other firm-fleshed fish of your choice)
    • 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp
    • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • Oil, for sprinkling

Method :

    1. Clean, gut and wash the fish. Rinse well and pat dry with paper towels. Using a sharp knife, make 2 deep cuts on both sides of the fish.
    2. Rub the fish with the tamarind pulp, followed by the salt and turmeric powder.
    3. Grill the seasoned fish over a low charcoal fire or under an oven broiler set to low for about 8 minutes on each side, sprinkle with the oil once until done. Serve with steamed rice and other dishes.

Serve 3–4
Preparation time : 20 mins
Cooking time : 20 mins

See also Malaysia Cooking “Fish with Tomato Sambal (Gulai Kuning) Recipe”