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Ikan Kachang (Fish with Peanut Sauce)

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Category: Indonesian, Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lg Fish steaks
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Oil for frying
  • 2 tb Light soya sauce
  • 2 tb Peanut sauce (see below)
  • 1/2 c Thick coconut milk
  • 1 tb Tamarind liquid or vinegar
  • 1 tb Chopped fresh coriander
  • Leaves


6 tb Peanut butter (crunchy)
1 c Water
3/4 ts Palm sugar or substitute
2 tb Dark soy sauce
Lemon juice to taste
1/2 ts Shrimp paste
Coconut milk or water for

Wash fish, rub all over with lemon juice and season generously with salt
and pepper. Let stand 15 minutes. Heat oil and fry fish steaks (well dried
on paper towels) until brown on both sides. Pour off all but a tablespoon
of the oil, add remaining ingredients mixed together, except the fresh
coriander. Spoon over the fish. Sprinkle with coriander, cover and simmer
5 minutes. Serve with rice.


Put peanut butter in a saucepan and stir over gentle heat until mixed.
Remove from heat and add all the other ingredients. It will be necessary to
ass some coconut milk or water to make the paste a thick, pouring
consistency. After doing so, check seasonings and add more salt and lemon
juice if needed.


Imran C.

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