Ingredients

  • Serves 2-4 people
  • Marinated:

    1 kg chub mackerel

  • 7 g salt

  • 15 g garlic

  • 2 lime, sliced

  • 600 ml cooking oil

  • Dabu-Dabu Chili Sauce:

    50 g shallots, thinly sliced

  • 15 g cayenne pepper, thinly sliced

  • 120 g red tomatoes, diced into 1 cm cubes

  • 5 kaffir lime leaves, thinly sliced

  • 2 g salt

  • 12 g sugar

  • 5 g chicken stock powder

  • 10 g lemon juice

  • 50 ml cooking oil

Kembung Goreng Dabu-Dabu (Fried Mackerel with Dabu-Dabu Chili Sauce)
Recipe Courtesy of
Darmawan

Kembung Goreng Dabu-Dabu (Fried Mackerel with Dabu-Dabu Chili Sauce)

{{totalReview}}
Kembung Goreng Dabu-Dabu is a traditional Indonesian dish made with dried Chub Mackerel and topped with Dabu-Dabu, a spicy and flavorful chili sauce from Manado, North Sulawesi. Dabu-Dabu complements seafood fabulously, particularly grilled fish dishes. This simple recipe is often eaten with white rice for lunch or dinner.
  • 30 min
  • 20 min
  • 15 min
  • 2 steps
  • 14 Ingredients
  • 2 steps
  • 14 Ingredients
  • 30 min
  • 20 min
  • 15 min

Directions

  1. Fry the Chub Mackerel

    • Clean the mackerel.  Marinate with salt, garlic and lime for 15 minutes.

    • Fry the fish until golden brown and set aside.

    The chub mackerel may be grilled instead of fried.

    Fry the Chub Mackerel


  2. Making the Dabu-Dabu Chili Sauce

    • Place all the ingredients except the oil into a heat resistant bowl.

    • Heat the cooking oil, and when it’s hot, pour into the bowl containing the ingredients. Stir continuously as the hot oil is being poured.

    Making the Dabu-Dabu Chili Sauce


Plate and Serve!

  • Prepare a serving plate.

  • Arrange the fish on the serving plate.

  • Pour the Dabu - Dabu sauce over the fried fish.

  • Serve hot with rice.

Plate and Serve!
Discover food-spirational recipes with our new explore feed!
Check it out

Reviews

Overall Rating

    Show more reviews
    icon
    Ingredients
    icon
    Share
    Ingredients
    • Serves 2-4 people
    • Marinated:

      1 kg chub mackerel

    • 7 g salt

    • 15 g garlic

    • 2 lime, sliced

    • 600 ml cooking oil

    • Dabu-Dabu Chili Sauce:

      50 g shallots, thinly sliced

    • 15 g cayenne pepper, thinly sliced

    • 120 g red tomatoes, diced into 1 cm cubes

    • 5 kaffir lime leaves, thinly sliced

    • 2 g salt

    • 12 g sugar

    • 5 g chicken stock powder

    • 10 g lemon juice

    • 50 ml cooking oil

    Nutrition
    Close

    We use cookies to enhance your experience, for analytics and to show you offers tailored to your interests on our site and third party sites. For more information, please refer to our Cookie Policy.

    By clicking "Accept", you agree to our use of cookies and similar technologies.