Asam Pedas Sardine

Asam Pedas Sardine

A tangy and spicy dish, best eaten with steaming white rice. Add a few dashes Kicap Lemak Manis for the extra ummph.


  • 1 can (425 g) Sardine or Mackerel draine and rinsed the fish
  • 50 gm #IbuSegalaRempah
  • 1 large Red Onion sliced
  • 1 pcs Tomato quartered
  • 1 tsp Tamarind paste I used AABI Extra
  • 5 gm Toasted Shrimp Paste Belacan Bakar
  • 1/2 tsp Crshed Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 stalk Lemongrass crushed
  • 3 Kaffir Lime leaves tear
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil for sauteing
  • Salt & Sugar to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan and saute lemongrass and onion until the onions are wilted.
  • Then add #IbuSegalaRempah, shrimp paste, tamarind paste, water, lime and stir.
  • Next add the sardine, stirgently, let it simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Taste the gravy, season with salt and sugar.
  • Finally add the tomatoes, black pepper and turn off the heat. The dish is ready to be served.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

´╗┐Confirm that you are not a bot - select a man with raised hand:

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.