Spicy Fish In Banana Leaves Recipe

Spicy Fish In Banana Leaves Recipes

Ingredients :

575 g



Spice Paste :




2.5 cm


1 teaspoon

2 teaspoons


white fish fillets

banana leave (optional)

oil for brushing


shallots, chopped

cloves garlic, crushed

fresh red chilies, seeded and chopped

piece fresh root ginger, chopped

candlenuts or cashew nuts

tamarind paste

each ground coriander and ground cumin

ground turmeric

Method :
  1. To make spicy paste, put all ingredients in a blender with a pinch salt and mix to a paste.
  2. Cut fish into 10 x 5 cm (4 x 2 in) pieces 1 cm (1/2 in) thick.
  3. Coat top of each piece thickly with spice paste.
  4. If using banana leaves, hold them over a flame to soften.
  5. Oil leaves thoroughly and cut into pieces to wrap around pieces of fish ( or do this with aluminium foil)
  6. Secure with wooden cocktail sticks or toothpicks
  7. Preheat barbecue or grill.
  8. Cook fish parcels for 8-10 minutes, turning halfway through.
  9. Serve with banana leaf or foil partially torn away to reveal fish, and with lime wedges.

Serves 4

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