This is a popular dish from Malaysia and Indonesia which has grilled spanish mackerel served with a generous helping of perchik sauce. Perchik is pronounced perr-chick. The perchik sauce is a Malay delicacy made with coconut milk and has a zesty taste to it because of the lemon grass. Enjoy!!!
Based on experience, I have found that ANY food tastes better when it's ingredients are pounded instead of blended. Which is why my Mum still slaves over the Mortar & Pestle or Stone Grinder even when my kitchen is equipped with the latest gadgets. Thanks to her, I rarely use my advanced kitchen gadgets and opt for the traditional methods instead. That is precisely why Mum's food is always the best.