Ingredients

  • Serves 4 people
  • 4 shallots 

  • 3 clove garlic 

  • 3 cm ginger 

  • 1 spring onion stalk 

  • 2 pcs big red chilies 

  • soya sauce (sweet)

  • soy sauce (salted)

  • salt

  • sugar

  • red snapper fish

  • marinade: 

    1 pc lime

  • 1 clove garlic (bruised)

  • salt and pepper for seasoning

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Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Ikan Goreng Kicap

If you are a fish lover, the Ikan Goreng Kicap is the dish for you! A whole fish, fresh and marinated with turmeric powder and cornstarch, is deep fried to a crispy golden wonder and slathered with a dark sauce filled with umami. Best eaten immediately and topped with finely julienned spring onions and large red chili!
  • Easy
  • 30 min
  • 5 min
  • 10 min
  • 4 steps
  • 13 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 4 steps
  • 13 Ingredients
  • 30 min
  • 5 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Score & marinate fish

    • With a knife, score fish by making 4 slits on both sides. Evenly coat 4 tbsp turmeric powder and 4 tbsp cornstarch on both sides of the fish


  2. Deep fry fish

    • In a pot, heat up enough vegetable oil for deep-frying the whole fish. Deep-fry the fish on high heat for 10 minutes, until crispy. Drain excess oil on a paper towel-lined plate and set aside.
    Deep fry fish


  3. Sautee shallots garlic & ginger

    • In a pan on medium-high heat, heat up 2 tbsp vegetable oil and sauté shallots, garlic and ginger for 1 minute,until fragrant.


  4. Make sauce

    • In the same pan, mix in 5 tbsp kecap manis, 4 tbsp light soy sauce, 1 tbsp dark soy sauce, 200 ml water and thickener together and let it reduce until sauce thickens.
    • Season with ground white pepper to taste


Garnish and Serve!

Transfer dish to a large plate and drizzle thickened sauce over fried fish. Garnish with finely julienned spring onion and large red chili and serve hot.

Garnish and Serve!

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Ingredients
  • Serves 4 people
  • 4 shallots 

  • 3 clove garlic 

  • 3 cm ginger 

  • 1 spring onion stalk 

  • 2 pcs big red chilies 

  • soya sauce (sweet)

  • soy sauce (salted)

  • salt

  • sugar

  • red snapper fish

  • marinade: 

    1 pc lime

  • 1 clove garlic (bruised)

  • salt and pepper for seasoning

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