Stingray / 魔鬼鱼 / Pari
A must have for banana leaves barberque! Taste awesome too with Asam-Style. 1kg whole fish yields around 700g of Steak (After Gutted)
How they’re dangerous: The venomous barbs are capable of killing even the strongest of crocodile hunters.
How they’re delicious: They taste a bit like lobster, either battering & frying it or steaming in banana leaves are some excellent way to prepare it.
Sambal stingray, or Spicy Banana Leaf Stingray and by the Malay name Ikan bakar (barbecue fish), is a Malaysian/Singaporean seafood dish. Barbecuing stingray, and serving it with Sambal paste atop. Purchase Sambal stingray at hawker centers in both Malaysia and Singapore can be real easy.
In the old times, Stingray is not as popular and the price is relatively cheap. given the enhancement of its taste, the value of stingray in markets has since risen. Originating from Malaysia, the dish is now also popular among Singaporeans. Its Malay name is Ikan bakar, which literally means barbecued fish.
Nice Leather: Stingray leather is in the midst of a worldwide fashion revival. The shiny pebbly texture of the skin highlights its unique beauty. A fine hand crafted Stingray skin leather wallet can cost up to RM400 (Brand-less) in Pontian, Johor.