Pindang Koyong Fish

Pindang Koyong Fish, Banyuwangi

These typical Banyuwangi culinary delights will amaze you, and Banyuwangi is one of the right places for Javanese culinary hunters. Banyuwangi Regency which is very exotic and earned the nickname The Sunrise Of Java in East Java is indeed filled with various beautiful things, there is the majestic Mount Ijen, there is the oldest forest in Java which is very lush named Alas Purwo, and there is also a beautiful ocean that connects Java and Bali, but one more thing that you shouldn't miss when visiting Banyuwangi is its unique culinary delights which have a variety of very unique Javanese flavors.

Banyuwangi is a coastal area, and offers traditional culinary offerings typical of the coast of Java, namely delicious sea fish called "Ikan Pindang Koyong", which in English can be referred to as Tuna and Mackerel Fish Soup, while in the East Javanese dialect it is commonly referred to as "Ikan Pindang Koyong". This Banyuwangi specialty fish culinary looks like another popular Javanese dish called Soto, especially with its yellow sauce which is similar to Soto, it can be said that the appearance of this Pindang Koyong Fish is very similar to fish soup, the fish used is tuna or mackerel, but the cooking method is very different even though the spices used are spices commonly used in Javanese cooking in general, such as: The content of salt, sugar, pepper, chilies, shallots, garlic, galangal, lemongrass, ginger, turmeric, hazelnut, lime leaves and starfruit which function as fish odor remover, and add a fresh sensation to this dish.

Pindang Koyong is usually enjoyed with rice, and it is more suitable to be enjoyed on hot afternoons, this is because the starfruit in the sauce makes the food taste fresher, every restaurant you meet in the city of Banyuwangi usually sells this menu.

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