Hard-Tailed Scad Stuffed with Chilli

Cencaru Sumbat Cili

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Best of Chef Wan Volume 1: A Taste of Malaysia

By Chef Wan

Published 2018

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  • Hard-tailed scad 3, cleaned and rubbed with turmeric powder
  • Red chillies 10, seeded and finely minced


  • Make a deep slit along one side of fish. Set aside.
  • Mix chillies, shallots, prawn paste, salt, sugar and tamarind juice together to form a thick paste.
  • Stuff the paste into fish.
  • Heat the oil in a wok and deep-fry until cooked. Serve immediately.