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  Otak Otak
by Audrey118

Not to be put off by the name - which means brain brain - it has nothing to do with brain!

This dish is very similar to Malaysia - it is a spicy paste with coconut milk and fish paste and then bundled with banana leaf - either steamed or baked-grilled.
Very delicious

Rating: 0
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 29, 2003
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