Gulai Daun Singkong Tumbuk
(Grilled Fish with Greens)
Yield: 4 servings
1/2 Piece fresh ginger, sliced
1 sm Onion, sliced
1 Or 2 fresh, hot red -chilies, seeded, sliced
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Sugar
1/4 ts Turmeric
2 c Coconut milk
1 Whole red snapper or -similar fish, about 1 pound
1 sl Laos [Galangal S.C.]
2 Stalks lemon grass or two -slices lemon
1/4 lb Spinach or Swiss chard, -coarsely chopped
Process the ginger, onion, chili, salt, sugar, turmeric and 1/4 cup of the coocnut milk into a smooth paste.
Grill fish over charcoal or in a gas or electric broiler for 2 minutes on each side.
Put the remaining coconut milk and the spice paste in a large skillet and bring to a boil over moderate heat.
Add the laos and lemon grass and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the fish and greens, cook for
15 minutes basting occasionally. Serve warm.
Serves 4 with rice and other dishes.