AIC #EatWell Recipes: Lauk Singgang (Fish Fillet Soup) in 5 Steps
Lauk Singgang, or fillet fish soup, is a home-cooked dish ideal for those looking for a light yet appetising meal.
A light fish-based soup with a hint of sour and sweetness, this dish is great on its own or when paired with rice. Lauk Singgang uses a variety of ingredients like tamarind, shrimp paste (belacan) and coriander leaves to enhance the flavour of the dish. Nonetheless, it’s a relatively simple dish to pull off.
Don’t just take our word for it — prepare a tasty bowl of Lauk Singgang for yourself, or your loved ones by following our recipe here.
What You’ll Need
- 320gm of Fish fillet/ sea bass (sliced)
- 2 Sprigs of Fresh coriander leaves
- 2 Cloves of Garlic (peeled and finely sliced)
- 1 Piece of Green chilli (de-seeded and diced)
- 1 Piece of Red chilli (de-seeded and diced)
- 140gm of Yellow onion (peeled and sliced)
- 20gm of Ginger (peeled and finely sliced)
- 2 Tablespoons of Cooking oil
- ½ Tablespoon of Salt
- 40gm of Tamarind paste /assam
- 20gm of Spicy shrimp paste / belachan
- 500ml of Water
Let’s Start Making Lauk Singgang (Fish Fillet Soup)
Step 1 - Heat oil in a soup pot. Add sliced garlic, onion, and ginger and fry until fragrant.
Step 2 - Add diced chilli and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Set the soup pot aside.
Step 3 - Mix the shrimp and tamarind paste with water in a separate bowl.
Step 4 - Strain mixture (Step 3) into the soup pot and bring to a boil.
Step 5 - Add the fish slices to the broth, bring to a boil and add salt. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with rice. (Optional: Serve with sambal chilli).
Nutritional Values of Lauk Singgang (Fish Fillet Soup)
Total Fat: 18g
Saturated Fat: 5g
Dietary Fibre: 2g
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