Sate Lilit Bali Recipe

Satay Lilit Bali - shrimp and mackerel loaded onto bamboo skewers, grilled and then served with Balinese dipping sauce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indonesian
Keyword Sate Lilit Bali
Servings 4 people
Calories 310 kcal


  • 250 grams shrimp, cleaned and deveined
  • 250 grams mackerel or any firm white flesh fillet
  • 50 grams desiccated coconut
  • 6 pieces kaffir lime leaves, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons palm sugar, gula jawa
  • Red capsicum, tiny cubes for sprinkles
  • Bamboo skewers or fresh lemongrass may be used

Processed Ingredients:

  • 8 shallots
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 cm galangal or blue ginger
  • 2 cm kencur or lesser galangal
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 cm fresh turmeric
  • Mince all ingredients until they turn into a smooth paste. DO NOT FRY


  1. Mix both fish & shrimp in food processor until smooth. Mix in desicated coconut. Add 3 tablespoons of thick coconut milk.
  2. Add processed ingredients, mix well. Add salt & sugar to taste.
  3. If the mixture is still too dry, you may add 1 egg white and a bit of olive oil.
  4. Shape the mixture on sate sticks/lemongrass stalk, flatten slightly.
  5. Charcoal grill sate until light brown and cooked through.
Nutrition Facts
Sate Lilit Bali Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 186mg 62%
Sodium 562mg 23%
Potassium 538mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 8g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 0.8%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 13.3%
Iron 18.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.