5 from 1 vote
Balinese Fish Satay
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins

It's Guest Post Friday and today Elies Lie from Give Thanks has an incredible Fish Satay for you. Authentic with easy step by step instructions and pictures. Stop by for a Taste of Balinese Fish Satay!

Servings: 16
Calories: 114 kcal
  • 400 gram Snapper fish fillet
  • 200 gram Prawn peeled
  • 100 gram grated Coconut
  • 5 Asian Chili Padi chopped (you can skip this if you can’ tolerate spicy)
  • 6 Leaves Kaffir Lime
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Lemongrass use the white part, crushed
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind water
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper coarse
  • 1 tsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 16 Lemongrass for the skewer
Puree with a food processor or a mortar :
  • 4 pcs Red Chili Paper
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 8 Shallot (Indonesian shallot is smaller than the regular shallot so you can less the amount )
  • 1 cm Turmeric peeled
  • 1 cm Ginger
  • 1 Tomato deseed, chopped
  • 5 Candlenut
  1. Finely, chop the prawn and fish, set aside. (or use a food processor)
  2. In a non-stick pan over medium heat, add the canola oil, stir in the spices that have been pureed, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, bay leaves, chili padi and tamarind water cook until fragrant.
  3. Add salt, black paper coarse, brown sugar, taste and add more salt if necessary.
  4. Add the grated coconut, and stir until well combined and keep stirring for 1-2 minutes more.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Combine all the spices with the fish and prawn, mix well.
  7. Place 1-2 tbsp of the satay meat in the palm of your hand, place the lemongrass in the center of the meat, wrap gently with your hand. Set aside.
  8. Prepare a non stick grilling pan, spray the pan with oil, place the satay on the pan and grill on each side with a medium low heat.
  9. Once your satay is turn into golden brown on each side, the satay is done, remove from heat.
  10. Serve hot with warm jasmine rice, and Enjoy! ;)
Nutrition Facts
Balinese Fish Satay
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 553mg23%
Potassium 257mg7%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 20.9mg25%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.