Simple Guide to Prepare Tasty Fish in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Asam Pedas)

Fish in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Asam Pedas).

You can cook Fish in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Asam Pedas) using 23 easy ingredients and 5 simple steps. Here is how you cook apetizing meal.

Ingredients of Fish in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Asam Pedas)

  1. Prepare 2 pc of Sea Bass Fillet (240 g) or Mackerel.
  2. It’s 1/2 tsp of Salt (marinate).
  3. It’s of Sambal Paste (blend well).
  4. You need 20 g of Dried Chilli (deseed, rehydrated).
  5. You need 40 g of Shallots.
  6. Prepare 20 g of Garlic.
  7. Prepare 20 g of Ginger Root.
  8. Prepare 20 g of Galangal Root.
  9. It’s 20 g of Turmeric Root.
  10. Prepare 20 g of Lemongrass Stalk (white part).
  11. You need 20 g of Fermented Shrimp Paste (Belacan).
  12. It’s of Other Ingredients;.
  13. It’s 2 Tbsp of Tamarind Pulp (soaked in 1 cup water, deseeded).
  14. You need 10 Sprigs of Vietnamese Mint (Daun Kesum).
  15. It’s 2 stalk of Ginger Flower (sliced half).
  16. Prepare 2 stalk of Lemongrass (bruised).
  17. It’s 2 pc of Tomatoes (quartered).
  18. You need 100 g of Okra (Bendi).
  19. It’s 1 Tbsp of Fenugreek (Halba).
  20. You need 1 Tbsp of Sugar.
  21. You need 3 Tbsp of Cooking Oil.
  22. Prepare 2 cup of Water.
  23. Prepare as needed of Salt (to season).

Fish in Spicy Tamarind Sauce (Asam Pedas) instructions

  1. MARINATE; Salt the fish and set it aside..
  2. COOK THE PASTE; Heat 3 Tbsp of Cooking Oil until hot. Stir fry the Fenugreek for 5 seconds ONLY and immediately pour in the Sambal Paste. Mix well and cook the paste until the oil separates..
  3. TAMARIND; once the oil separates, add in the Tamarind juice, Water, Lemongrass, Ginger Flower, Vietnamese Mint, Sugar, Tomatoes and Okra. Mix well, bring it to a boil, cover with a lid and let it cook for 5 minutes..
  4. POACH THE FISH; After 5 minutes, turn down the heat to a simmer. DISCARD the Vietnamese Mint, Ginger Flower and Lemongrass. Add in the fish (skin side down) and cover with a lid. Poach the fish for 5 minutes..
  5. GRAVY; After 5 minutes, season the gravy with Salt if necessary. You can also REDUCE the gravy to a thicker consistency by continuing to cook, but REMOVE the fish first. Serve with rice..