Otak-otak is a well-loved Nyonya and Malay dish that is commonly spotted along the streets, night markets and even highly-rated restaurants. Let us answer your curiosity first. The name translates as a brain in Malay, yet fret not, it only appears like one but no brains are part of the ingredients. The tawny concoction of grounded fish, coconut milk, chopped onions, assorted herbs and spices is held hostage by banana leaf, then grilled over a charcoal fire till succulent succes. Perfect appetite-whetter or a good dish on its own, no matter whichever way you look at it, otak-otak downright delivers. Looking at the complex workload, we are most likely to pass up trying at home, therefore let’s leave it to the experts below.
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New World Park has garnered a strong following over the years thanks to the wide selection of both local and Western delights in a clean and comfortable atmosphere. Looking at the options available, opting for otak-otak may seem just not right yet upon panning your sight at the tables, the bundles of banana leafs are easily spotted. The texture of the fish is absolutely moist and the employment of spices isn’t only visible in colours, in does impress in terms of flavours too. Some patrons prefer pairing their otak-otak with a mound of yam rice, you can try it too.More info
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