Ingredients

  • Serves 2-4 people
  • 1 Mackerel Tuna, 600 - 700g 

    50 g Basil

    50 g Big Red Chili

    30 g Curly Red Chili

    20 g Garlic

    30 g Shallots

    60 g Red Tomatoes

    5 Lime Leaves

    150 ml Water

    5 g Salt

    8 g Chicken Powder

    8 g Sugar

    30 ml Oil, for sauteing 

    600 ml Oil, for frying

     

Tongkol Suwir Sambal Kemangi
Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Tongkol Suwir Sambal Kemangi

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Tongkol Suwir Sambal Kemangi is a fragrant fish dish which consists of shredded mackerel tuna, sauteed with a unique sambal made with basil leaves, chili, garlic, shallots and red tomato. Simple, fuss-free and filled with flavor, this spicy recipe is great for when you are running out of lunch and dinner ideas.
  • Medium
  • 60 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min
  • 2 steps
  • 13 Ingredients
  • Medium
  • 2 steps
  • 13 Ingredients
  • 60 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Prepare the fish and spices

    • Steam the fish filet for 30 minutes.

    • Deep fry the steamed fish until golden brown.

    • Shred the fried fish into small pieces and set aside.

    • In a blender, add chilies, garlic, shallots and red tomatoes.

    • Sauté the blended spices for about 15 minutes until cooked and fragrant with oils released. 

    • Once the spices are cooked, add water, chicken powder and sugar. Stir well.

    • Bring it to a boil.

    Prepare the fish and spices


  2. Make Tongkol Suwir Sambal Kemangi

    • Add the shredded fish and basil leaves.

    • Simmer until the sauces have reduced and absorbed into the fish. Remove and set aside.

    Make Tongkol Suwir Sambal Kemangi


Plate and Serve!

Best served with white rice.

Plate and Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • Serves 2-4 people
    • 1 Mackerel Tuna, 600 - 700g 

      50 g Basil

      50 g Big Red Chili

      30 g Curly Red Chili

      20 g Garlic

      30 g Shallots

      60 g Red Tomatoes

      5 Lime Leaves

      150 ml Water

      5 g Salt

      8 g Chicken Powder

      8 g Sugar

      30 ml Oil, for sauteing 

      600 ml Oil, for frying

       

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