Otak - Otak

Otak - Otak

Serves 4-6 Serves 4-6
Ready in 20 min. Ready in 20 min.


  • 300 g White Fish (deboned fillets)
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • 2 tbsp Tapioca Flour
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper (crushed)
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • ½ tsp Dried Chicken Bullion
  • 1½ tsp Shrimp Paste (optional)
  • 1½ tsp Malaysian Fish Curry Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 125 ml Emborg Cooking Cream
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Lime Leaf (chopped)
  • 2½ tbsp Crispy Fried Onions

Try this traditional Indonesian dish. It is delicious and easy to make. 


Cut the fish into smaller pieces.

Mix fish, water, tapioca flour and pepper in a food processor until smooth.

Add the rest of the ingredients and mix to combine.

Heat a little oil in a pan over high heat.

Place 3 tablespoons of the fish mixture on a piece of banana leaf, fold the leaf around the mixture, close each end with a toothpick, and fry or grill the packets for 5 minutes on each side.