Keropok lekor is one of many types of fish crackers. The fish-based snack is popular in Malaysia, especially in the East Coast states of Terengganu, Kelantan and Pahang. Keropok lekor is traditionally made using intricate skills passed through generations.
It also has various flavours, and comes in different shapes and sizes, to accommodate various market needs. The quantity of fish, its freshness, and the quality of flour and seasoning are all important elements in determining the outcome of the keropok lekor. But how does science help in the making of a really good keropok lekor?
Watch the video and find out how starch, protein and other food elements come together to make the chewy and tasty snack!