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Braised fish with bean curd puff and bean paste



Whipped up this simple dish for dinner  -  braised fish with bean curd puff and bean paste, bean curd puff is one of my favourites in any form.  It's simply delicious when it's steeped in the bean paste sauce.......










Recipe for Braised fish with bean curd puff and bean paste

Ingredients
220 gm Red Snapper block
150 gm Bean Curd Puff - cut into half
3  Tsp Black Bean
2  Tsp  Bean Paste ( Tau Cheong)
10 gm young ginger  - chopped
10 gm garlic - chopped
1  Tsp Oyster sauce
1/2  Tsp Dark soya sauce
1  Tsp Light soya sauce
1  Tsp Salt
1  Tsp Sugar
1.1/2  cups water
1.1/2  Tsp Cornflour mixed with 3 Tbsp water
1.1/2 Tbsp oil for frying

Garnishing  -  Sliced red chilly and chopped spring onions

Preparation
Marinate the fish block with some salt, set aside
Heat up the pan with oil and when it's hot
pat dry the fish and lightly fry on both sides, dish out
Saute the chopped garlic, ginger, black beans
and bean paste till fragrant
Add in the 1.1/2 cups of water
together with the oyster sauce, salt, sugar
and light soya sauce
Bring to the boil and add in the cut bean curd puffs
Add in the prefried fish block and let it simmer for a while
(the bean curd puffs are very absorbent)
Thicken the gravy with the cornflour mixture
Add salt to taste, dish out
Garnish with sliced chillies and chopped spring onions
Serve



Comments

  1. Wow...that looks delicious....yumyummy. I love fish cooked this way too. I can imagine how good it taste by just looking at your pics ...real teaser! :)

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  2. Wow...this looks so tender, succulent and delicious!

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  3. My hubby favourite dish! I should make this again. Lately, he has gum problem and having trouble in chewing. So, have to make him something soft to eat.

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  4. Hi
    ValleyWriter
    Thanks, it's delicious

    Elin
    You love tofu, right? So bean curd puff is also from the same family, bet you'll like it.

    Angie
    Thanks, and simple to cook too.

    My LittleSpace
    Ya, it's quite soft, no need to fry the fish so thoroughly, otherwise it won't be able to absorb the bean paste sauce.

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  5. FAB! another home cooked dish.... I want my mum now ;)

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  6. penny
    Ya, mum's cooking is still the best!

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  7. Wow this looks delicious. Great pictures.

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  8. Hi Laura
    Thanks, very tasty with white rice.

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  9. This is so yummy. I love this with rice and it's one of the dishes that my father would cook for us. But can't remember the recipe. Good you have one. :)

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  10. Divina Pe
    This goes well with white rice especially the bean curd puffs.

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