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Grilled Fish in Banana Leaves

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves:2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Technique: BBQ Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - Indian mackerel/Spanish mackerel
  • Some Banana leaves (20 cm x 30 cm) and stapler
  • Sambal - to serve with fish
  • 10 - fresh Red Chillies
  • 2.5 cm - toasted shrimp paste/Belacan
  • 1 tbsp - Lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 60 g - shallots, chopped
  • 60 g - garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsp - curry powder
  • 2 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder/saffron powder
  • 6 tbsp - thick Coconut Milk
  • 1.5 tsp - salt

How to Make

  • Mix fish with ingredients and marinate for at least 1 hour in fridge.
  • Wrap each fish individually with a piece of banana leaf (by rolling up) and staple both ends.
  • Grill fish in a preheated oven at 220 degrees C for 15 minutes.
  • Turn over and grill for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with the prepared sambal.
  • For the sambal, pound red chillies and shrimp paste until smooth.
  • Add in the lime juice.