The famous dishes from Manado, Indonesia. It named Woku Chicken (Ayam Woku). Yea...originally it made from chicken, but as usual, I substituted it to FISH....:). So, here you are Woku Fish from Belzy's Kitchen. The taste is good, but unfortunately, my hubby dislike it :(. He dislike the aromatic smell from thai basil leaves, and I ended up eat the whole portion of my fish woku....heezzz.....


250 gram fish fillet, cut into big chunk
2 stalks of lemon grass, smashed
6 green chillies, cleaned up the seeds and cut into matches size
4 stalks of spring onion, sliced into big size
2 tomatoes, chopped
7 pieces of kaffir lime leaves, teared
1 piece of lime, squeezed
50 gram thai basil leaves
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar

Ground Spices:
8 cloves of shallots
10 pieces of red chilli padi
6 pieces of candlenut
2 cm ginger
1 tsp turmeric powder

Marinate the fish with ground spices for 20 minutes. Stir fry it altogether with lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves with low heat.
When its half cooked, add green chilli and spring onions, stir well. Then add tomatoes and thai basil leaves, stir well.
Add sugar, salt and lime juice, stir well. Turn off the heat. Ready to serve.


  1. waah masak ayam woku juga toh. hehehe. aku juga nih, tapi pake bumbu jadi.. btw aku add di bloglist ku yah :)

  2. hahaha iya ya, aku baru nyadar ini ikan. abis kalo dari fotone gak ketara, mungkin karena warna bumbunya kali yah :) hmm boleh juga nih, kapan2 aku coba woku pake ikan..