Sambal Lengkong Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg Wolf Herring {lkan Parang)

  • 1 coconuts, grated

  • 2 cups water

  • juice of 4 local limes

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 6 tablespoons sugar


Rempah (Spice):

  • 20 dried chilies

  • 6 red chilies

  • 4 green chilies

  • 10 bird chilies

  • 2 cm piece turmeric

  • 1 tablespoon dried shrimp paste

  • 15 shallots

  • 10 candlenuts

  • 2 stalks lemon grass

  • 6 slices galingale

 

Method:

  • Cut fish into 15cm pieces.

  • Mix coconut with water. Squeeze and strain to obtain 3 cups coconut milk.

  • Stir rempah, lime juice, salt and sugar into coconut milk. Bring to a boil. Add fish and simmer till cooked.

  • Remove fish and flake off flesh. Meanwhile boil gravy down to half the original quantity.

  • Add fish to reduced gravy and cook for 1 hours, stirring constantly, till fish is dry and crisp.

  • Cool on greaseproof paper and pack in airtight tins or bottles.

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