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Lemper

Lemper
Lemper wrapped in banana leaves
Type Snack
Place of origin Indonesia
Main ingredients Glutinous rice; chicken, fish or abon (meat floss)
Cookbook:LemperĀ 

Lemper (sometimes lemper ayam) is an Indonesian dish made of glutinous rice filled with chicken, fish or abon (meat floss). The meat filling is rolled inside the rice, in a fashion similar to an egg roll; this is in turn rolled and wrapped inside a banana leaf, oil paper, plastic sheet or tinfoil to make a packet ready for serving. Lemper are most often seen as snacks, but may sometimes be served as appetizers as well.

Lemper is very similar to Bakcang (Chinese zongzi).

References

  • Lemper recipe
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