Friday, March 29, 2013

Grilled Fish In Mango Sambal Sauce & Bittergourd Tomato Soup

Delicious dishes I had to remind myself about how much rice I took LOL

Grilled milk fish in mango sambal sauce

Recipe is my mum's, which she got from her mum.. simple yet so yummy :)

What you need:

1 large milk fish - washed and cleaned
5 large red chillis, cut
2 red bird's eye chillis (or more)
a thumb size of fried belachan (shrimp paste)
salt, sugar
dark sweet soya sauce
juice of a large lime
green mango, grated


  1. Preferably to cook the fish in the pressure cooker 2 cycles first to soften the bones (milk fish is notorious in having a lot of little tiny bones besides the big ones too)
  2. In a lightly oiled pan, grill fish in the oven using top fire til cooked for both sides
  3. Put chillis, fried belachan, salt and sugar in food processor til quite smooth
  4. Add dark sweet soya sauce and lime juice into chilli mixture and mix well
  5. Spread chilli mixture over the grilled fish and eat with grated green mango

Bitter gourd tomato soup

Recipe is from Peng's Kitchen, a very tasty soup with minimum artificial flavourings, very healthy kind of soup, we all love it!

What you need:

1 large bitter gourd
4 tomatoes
2 large carrots
2 slices ginger
300g lean pork, pounded
salt to taste

  1. Blanch lean pork in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain away water
  2. Remove seeds of bitter gourd and slice in small chunks. Cut tomatoes in quarters
  3. Slice carrots into small chunks
  4. Place all ingredients in a pot with about 3L water, except salt
  5. Bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer for 2 hours. Season with salt

I'm submitting this post to:

* Grilled milk fish in mango sambal sauce: Aspiring Bakers #29:Heirloom and Local Dialect Recipes 家传菜/ 籍贯菜 (March 2013 ) hosted by FHL of Faith Hope Love

Small Small Baker/Aspiring Baker
* Bitter gourd tomato soup: Little Thumbs up with theme of the month of March: "Tomato", organised by Doreen from my little favourite DIY and Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids, hosted by Doreen from my little favourite DIY



  1. sedap!! i've never heard of milk fish ..or maybe over here they have a malay name which i probably not aware of ...

  2. Hi Alice, your grilled fish look really inviting, mouth watering. It sure taste good with the sambal. Bitter gourd soup my favorite too, very healthy and refreshing soup.

    Best regards.

  3. Thanks for submitting the post.. =)



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