Delicacies - Menu for July 2000
Gulai Daun Singkong Tumbuk (Grilled Fish with Greens)
Yield: 4 servings
1/2 piece fresh ginger, sliced
1 sm onion, sliced
1 or 2 fresh, hot red chilies, seeded, sliced
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp turmeric
2 cups coconut milk
1 whole red snapper or-similar fish, about 1 pound
1 sl Laos [Galangal S.C.]
2 stalks lemon grass or two - slices lemon
1/4 lb Spinach or Swiss chard, coarsely chopped
Process the ginger, onion, chili, salt, sugar, turmeric and 1/4 cup of the coconut milk
into a smooth paste. Set aside
Grill fish over charcoal or in a gas or electric broiler for 2 minutes on each side.
Put the remaining coconut milk and the spice paste in a large skillet and bring to a boil
over moderate heat. Add the laos and lemon grass and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring
frequently. Add the fish and greens, cook for 15 minutes basting occasionally. Serve warm.
Do serve with rice and other dishes.
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