Recipe for Smoked Fish Mangut, which Tastes to Shake the Tongue

PeekSeleb – The food that characterizes the city of Semarang is smoked fish mangut combined with a thick and savory sauce. This culinary is very popular with all people, because the savory sauce combined with hot chili peppers will add to the appetite of the connoisseurs.

Want to try making it? Here’s a recipe for smoked fish mangut.


  • 500 grams of smoked fish (eg tuna, snakehead fish or mackerel), cut into several pieces
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil or vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cm galangal, bruised
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 sticks of lemon grass, bruised
  • 2 cm ginger, thinly sliced
  • 2 large red chilies, sliced ​​oblique (optional, according to spicy taste)
  • 3 pieces of lime leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of grilled shrimp paste, puree
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or according to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar (or according to taste)
  • 200 ml thick coconut milk
  • 300 ml of water

Ground spices:

  • 4 candlenuts, roasted
  • 4 curly red chilies
  • 4 red bird’s eye chilies (optional, according to spicy taste)
  • 4 shallots
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon coriander, roasted

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