Ingredients

  • Serves 2-4 people
  • 300 g dory fish (fillet 2 cm thick, 5 cm long)

  • 500 ml cooking oil

  • Batter:

    150 g wheat flour

  • 4 g baking powder

  • 200 ml water

  • Sambal matah:

    80 g shallots, thinly sliced

  • 15 g cayenne pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1 lemongrass, thinly sliced

  • 5 lime leaves, thinly sliced

  • 2 g salt

  • 10 g sugar

  • 5 g chicken powder

  • 10 ml lemon juice

  • 50 ml cooking oil

Dori Sambal Matah
Recipe Courtesy of
Darmawan

Dori Sambal Matah

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Looking for an easy protein dish to cook at home? This Dori Sambal Matah is too good to pass up! This Indonesian-inspired dish is sure to be a mainstay on your dinner table with its deep-fried fish that is highly delicious and addictively crisp. Matah means raw in Balinese, and this flavorsome sambal is best served fresh to perfectly enhance the delicious dory with a spicy kick.
  • Medium
  • 30 min
  • 20 min
  • 15 min
  • 3 steps
  • 15 Ingredients
  • Medium
  • 3 steps
  • 15 Ingredients
  • 30 min
  • 20 min
  • 15 min

Directions

  1. Making the batter

    • In a bowl, add flour, baking powder, chicken powder and water. Mix well and ensure there is no clumps of flour.
    Making the batter


  2. Fry the fish

    • Put the fish into the batter and make sure it’s evenly coated.

    • In a pan, heat up the oil over medium heat and fry the dory fish until golden brown. Set aside.

    Fry the fish


  3. Making sambal matah

    • To make sambal matah, heat up the cooking oil.

    • In a heat resistant bowl, add shallots, cayenne pepper, lemongrass, lime leaves, salt, sugar, lemon juice, chicken powder and mix well.

    • Gradually pour the hot oil over the chilies and mix well.

    Making sambal matah


Arrange and Serve

  • Drizzle sambal matah over the dory fish and serve.
Arrange and Serve
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    Ingredients
    • Serves 2-4 people
    • 300 g dory fish (fillet 2 cm thick, 5 cm long)

    • 500 ml cooking oil

    • Batter:

      150 g wheat flour

    • 4 g baking powder

    • 200 ml water

    • Sambal matah:

      80 g shallots, thinly sliced

    • 15 g cayenne pepper, thinly sliced

    • 1 lemongrass, thinly sliced

    • 5 lime leaves, thinly sliced

    • 2 g salt

    • 10 g sugar

    • 5 g chicken powder

    • 10 ml lemon juice

    • 50 ml cooking oil

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