Wednesday, September 13, 2006
A yummy snack that you can find easily on the street in Jakarta is Otak-otak (fish cake being grilled over charcoal). Mostly Otak-otak is being sold on a bicycle or motorbike. I know that Otak-otak can be also found in Malaysian and Singaporean.
The ingredients:Fish (mackerel, salmon, threadfin or barramundi)
Thick coconut milkSmall hen eggs or one duck egg
pepper, sugar and salt
Paste SpicesFresh chilies, Lemongrass, Galangal, Roasted Candlenuts, Shrimp paste, Garlic & Shallots.
Banana leaves for wrapping the fish paste.