Ikan Pari Bakar

by Lisa K. on Thu, February 23, 2017

Ikan bakar or skate is a lovely, meaty fish that takes on spices and flavour well. This simple recipe will get you grilling delicious fish in no time. Pair it with our tasty air asam for extra kick!

Meaty and full of flavour!

Serves 2 - 3 people

This fish is chunky and will please meat-lovers too. Eat with white rice and a side of greens

If you want to grill the fish in the oven, set the temperature to 220 degrees Celsius and roast the fish for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on the size).

Foodster's Verdict

Ikan Pari Bakar


  • Preparation
  • Total
    1 medium sized skate wing
    1 stalk of lemon grass (finely chopped)
    1 medium red onion
    1 clove garlic
    ½ tsp. turmeric powder
    2 tbsp. chilli paste
    1 tsp. salt
    1 ½ tsp. sugar
    Banana leaf
    2 tbsp. cooking oil

1. Pound the lemon grass, red onion and garlic into a fine paste. Mix in the turmeric powder, chilli paste, salt and sugar.

2. Spread the marinade onto the fish and let it sit for half an hour.

3. Wrap the fish in banana leaf and grill it in a pan or over a BBQ stove till about 5 minutes each side until cooked. Serve hot with air asam.

After all that yummy spiciness we washed it down with some refreshing F&N Seasons Ice Lemon Tea

Try it at home!