Fish Floss or known as Serunding Ikan in Malaysia,is an appetizer, a side dish, a sandwich filler. It can be eaten as a topping for fried rice, with steamed glutinous rice or with bread for breakfast or as a snack. This fish floss or serunding ikan is a perfect topping or filling and it makes any dish come alive.
6 mackerels-poached,removed bones and finely crushed
6 medium onions
1 inch ginger
1/2 inch galangal
2 stalks lemon grass (white part only)
6 dried chillies-soaked in hot water till soft then drained
1 tbsp sugar
250 ml coconut milk
Heat up a wok and put all the ingredients and cook. Stir and mix.
Let it cook on the stove on small to medium heat, stirring now and then to prevent burning so that the floss browns evenly.
Cook until it becomes drier and it is no longer wet.
Total cooking time is about 2-3 hours. Remove and let it cool completely once it cooked.
Store fish floss or serunding ikan in an airtight container and put in a fridge. It will last for months.