May 9, 2017

Sibu Tales : Tapah

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Tapah is a white fleshed but black skinned fish. Best for steaming.
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When steamed this fish is very delicious and aromatic. Best to go with the fish are deep fried ginger strips, some golden needles and black wood ears for steaming. 

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A fresh "tail" portion of a tapah. Tapah has a big head, a small body and rather thin tail. So when a tapah is caught, the fisherman would feel that there is not much flesh to eat. So when it is just plain boiled, the soup goes around more.

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