Recipe of the week: Sambalak Lure
Sambalak Lure or baby Salt fish with Coconut is a Torajan side dish and a great source of energy after a long day.
300 gr of baby salt fish
5 cm cubed of fresh turmeric
1 spring onion
2 red shallots
1/ Take the baby salt fish and fry them off until they are golden brown and crispy.
2/ Take the coconut split in half and grate it out set it aside in a bowl.
3/ Wash and peel the turmeric then pound to a fine paste.
4/ Peel and cut shallots, cut the spring onion into 3 cm lengths then cut finely length ways.
5/ Place a large wok or frying pan over a stove on to medium heat pour in a little oil and fry the shallots, turmeric together then slowly add the spring onions coconut and finally the baby salt fish, allow to cook together for a few minutes.
The dish is now ready! Serve with freshly steamed rice!