Pempek Palembang

Pempek kapal selam (submarine) with yellow noodles

Pempek palembang, mpek-mpek or empek-empek is fishcake from Indonesia, made of fish and tapioca. Pempek is served with yellow noodles and sour sauce called kuah cuka or kuah cuko. There are many varieties of pempek, pempek variants are: pempek kapal selam (submarine pempek), pempek telur kecil (small egg pempek), pempek lenjer (long cylindrical pempek), pempek keriting (curly pempek), pempek pistel (similar pempek telur kecil), pempek kulit (skin pempek), pempek adaan (ball shaped pempek), pempek tahu (tofu), pempek model (tofu wrapped inside pempek dough). Most of those pempek are deep fried in cooking oil until light pale brown.

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