Ikan Bakar
Ikan Bakar


1 Medium Size Seabass
10 Shallots
2 Cloves of Garlic
1/4 Cup of Chili Paste
1 Teaspoon of Tamarind Paste
1/2 Cup of Warm Water
3 Kaffir Lime Leaves
1 Teaspoon of Belacan
5 Tablespoons of Oil
Salt and Sugar to taste
Banana Leaf


1.Slice up shallots and mince up garlic
2.In a pan, add in oil and fry onion and garlic until fragrant and almost caramalized then add belacan and fry for a few minutes before adding chili paste and cook for at least 8 minutes before adding tamarind paste
3.Cook chili paste for at least 10 more minutes before adding salt, sugar and kaffir lime leaves
4.Once cook, set aside
5.Clean and score the fish, place fish on a tin foil lined with banana leaf and spread the chili sauce all over the fish.
6.Wrap fish up with more banana leaf and bake fish in an oven at 170C for 15 -20 minutes


Ikan Bakar is a delicious Indonesian or Malaysian dish of charcoal – grilled fish or other forms of seafood. Try this delicious dish out for yourself and tell us what you think!

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