Grilled Otak-otak in Banana Leaf
May 23, 2007 7:01am CST
I love this food because of the ingredients blend. Just wanna share it with you all out there the recipe. Ingredients 300 gm boneless Spanish Mackerel 200 gm prawn without shell 1 egg 150 ml coconut milk Group A 1 pcs turmeric leaf - shredded 2 pcs kaffiri leaves - shredded 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp coriander seed - smashed in mortar Some banana leaves for wrapping Group B (Grind ingredients) 16 pcs dried Red chilies - cut and soaked in hot water until soft 3 pcs shallots 2 pcs garlic 1 inch turmeric root 1 inch ginger root 1 inch galangal root 3 pcs candlenuts Preparation Process the fish and prawn in the blender. Stir with wooden spoon until become elastic. Add the egg and coconut milk, mix well. Add in the group A and group B ingredients and mix well. Leave the batter for 20 minutes Take the after using the spoon and wrap them with the banana leaf which have been cut in 5 inch width. Pin both edge sides with staple. Grill the otak-otak on the charcoal grill for about 5-6 minutes. Change the position of the otak-otak so they will cook well. Put the otak-otak abit away from the grill to avoid them from burning.