Recipe : Balinese Sate Lilit ( Minced Tuna Satay )

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A flavorsome satay from the 'Land of Gods'

Indonesia has wideee scope of dishes each implicit the country. It is said that we person 3.257 dishes including appetizer, main courses, dessert and drinks! Can you ideate that? Even maine arsenic an Indonesian, not definite if I person tried each of those ! 

Indonesian cuisine is precise analyzable and divers according to each area. Some are precise spicy, immoderate are precise sweet, there's galore that you tin take from! But 1 happening that can't beryllium missed from Indonesian cooking.... Spices! Indonesian loveeeees spices, and successful fact, we already played a large rotation successful the mid-century erstwhile nutmeg and mace ( the world's lone root of the spices)  was recovered successful a tiny land called Banda.

Candlenut, coriander seeds, lemongrass

I lovee Balinese food, and clearly, they emotion utilizing spices successful their nutrient ! Most of them was spicy, but its besides fragrant and flavorsome successful taste. The look that I made for you, is really a complementary crockery that usually enactment successful a sheet of 'nasi campur' ( a rice-based crockery that has multi-dishes successful 1 sheet ). There's galore mentation of this satay and you tin opted with utilizing chicken, pork, oregon possibly shrimp. But today, I'm utilizing Tuna fish. You tin usage different food arsenic good similar snapper oregon mackerel.


Many radical deliberation that it's hard to navigator Indonesian food. But I warrant you, the look that I marque contiguous it's not hard astatine all. You tin enactment each successful the nutrient processor and done! Of people it's request a batch of spices to use, but if you missing 1 oregon two, its okay, its excusable! I did mates of times making this Sate Lilit, and I did forgot to bargain immoderate of the spices. But turns retired the spirit inactive okay. Just don't missed the turmeric and chili, different it doesn't sensation similar 1 !

Balinese Tuna 'Sate Lilit' ( Minced Tuna Satay )
Yield : 8 Satay

Ingredients :
250gr Tuna Or different food that you like
100gr Grated Coconut ( oregon dessicated coconut if you don't person immoderate caller 1 )
2 tbsp Tamarind Water 
½ tsp White Pepper
1 tsp Palm Sugar
6 reddish shallots, peeled and sliced 
3 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
2 stalks lemongrass, achromatic portion only, finely sliced
3cm  caller turmeric, peeled

2cm ginger, peeled
3pieces of candlenut
1tsp coriander seeds
2 agelong reddish chillies, seeded and chopped
½ spoon belacan, toasted 

1 ¼ tsp Salt
4 lemongrass, chopped into fractional for the skewers.
2tbsp Coconut Oil ( for the grill )

1. Put each the ingredients successful your nutrient processor ( spices archetypal and adhd tuna ) and process into a good paste. If it's hard to mix, you tin adhd immoderate lipid oregon much tamarind water.
2. Wit bedewed hands, mold the paste until 8 balls. Mould each shot astir the heavy fractional of a magnitude of lemongrass stalk.
3. Heat your grill pan, astir mean heat. Add coconut oil, and grill each skewers astir 2 minutes per side.
4. Serve and bask with jasmine rice.


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