Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Otak Otak Tenggiri and Orak Arik

This post begin with my happiness found tenggiri fish (spanish mackarel) last week in a market here.. Yeaaayy..last week i found it many in fish shop with a reasonable price  -read : cheap :))- yippieee.. :D

then i start to think about many Indonesian food can be made by this fish, Otak otak, empek empek, gulai, and many more.. :)) and i bought 2 pack..i even thought to buy more :))) but  but i also realize that i will be very busy lately...and wouldn't cook so many menu.. :( so i choose to make otak otak tenggiri.

i got the recipe from dapur eeyand thanks Yulyan ;)

i also modify this recipe by add white pepper powder, change banana leaf with aluminium foil because i don't have Banana leaf here and also i use grinder and blender than food processor.. check my modified recipe..

Ingredients :
250 gr ikan tenggiri dingin fillet (250 gr spanish mackarel, fillets)
3 siung bawang putih,memarkan (3 cloves garlic, crushed)
3 siung bawang merah, potong-potong (IKA : 1 buah bawang bombay, potong kecil ) (1 onion, cut into small pieces)
10 tangkai kucai (yulyan : pake daun bawang) (Ika : used leeks too as Yulyan)
1 putih telur (1 egg white)
50 ml santan dari 1/4 butir kelapa (yulyan : pake santan instant) (ika : i used 50 ml fresh milk)
Garam secukupnya (salt to taste)
Gula secukupnya (sugar to taste)
*1/4 sdt merica bubuk (1/4 tsp white pepper powder) -IKA modify-
1 sdm tepung hunkwe (ika : i don't have, so i changed with 50 gr tapioca starch/or u can used maizena/corn starch)
Daun pisang untuk membungkus, layukan daun diatas api (i don't have banana leaf, so i used aluminium foil)
Minyak goreng secukupnya untuk mengoles (oil, to grease aluminium foil)

Method :

  1. Masukkan ikan tenggiri dalam blender atau food processor bersama bawang putih dan bawang merah. Blender sampai lembut.
    (ika : process spanish mackarel with grinder little by little, after all fillet fish is done then blend garlic, onion and mixed it all with blender)
  2. Masukkan kucai, blender kembali.
  3. Tambahkan ptih telur, santan. garam, dan gula. Blender kembali sampai lembut.
    (add leeks (step2), egg white, fresh milk, pepper, salt and sugar, mixed it all)
  4. Tambahkan tepung hunkwe, aduk rata. -Ika : tambahkan tepung maizena-
    (add corn starch, then mixed it)
  5. Oleskan minyak diatas daun pisang.
    grease oil on the aluminium foil.
  6. Sendokkan adonan diatas daun pisang. Bungkus,semat lidi di kedua ujungnya.
    add 1 tablespoon of batter or as you like, wrap it.
  7. Panggang diatas bara api sampai matang.
    if you used banana leaf : grilled until cooked, you can grilled it on teflon too
    if you used alumium foil :
    kukus sekitar 30 menit, sudah bisa dinikmati... :) tapi jika ingin dibakar maka ambil isinya dan panggang sebentar di atas teflon yang dioles minyak.
    steamed for about 30 minutes or until cooked, then take otak-otak, grilled it for a while on teflon (grease with a little oil first).
Hmm..yummy :)
my sons and my daughter like it.. Yeaayy.. :)

the picture above named orak arik hmm... in english it just like sauted vegetables.
Let me tell you, when i fillets the fish, there still much fish meat stick in thorns, so i take it with spoon and add it to sauted green mustard...hehehhee.. by the way, please Check the recipe if you like :

Orak arik Sawi-Tenggiri

ingredients :

green mustard, as you like, wash and cut
1 egg yolk (the rest of make otak otak :D)
1 tomato, wash and cut
1 onion, small cut
2 cloves garlic, cruched
1 tsp soy sauced
salt and sugar to taste
1/4 tsp pepper powder
the rest of spanish mackarel which is stick on the fish thorns, take it with spoon :D

how to :
saute garlic until fragrant
add onion and spanish mackarel flakes, until cooked
add pepper, salt and sugar
add green mustard, mixed. then add soy sauce
add egg yolk, mixed until cooked
last, add tomato slices, just until it mixed and still fresh, do not overcooked.


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