This is another one of mine and my kids’ favourites. It’s not too difficult to prepare. First, fry the one-inch think batang fish slices in oil. Once both sides are browned, drain excess oil and add about a cup of water.
Into the water, throw in some fried shallots, add a couple of teaspoons of sugar and asam sauce, about 4 teaspoons of light soy sauce over the fish slices, add sliced chilli padi according to taste. Boil for 5 minutes and you’re done.