Grilled Fish

Sunda Kelapa

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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

One of my favorite ways to cook seafood comes from a fish house in Jakarta called Sunda Kelapa (see opposite page). Sometimes it’s tricky to adapt a cooking technique from halfway around the world to the North American kitchen, but Sunda Kelapa’s grilling techniques are perfectly suited to cooking fish on an American grill.

This recipe is ideal for grilling whole fish. Good candidates in this country, depending on where you live, include porgies, small snappers, mackerel, pompano, r