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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Fish with Tausi

Tausi or fermented black beans goes well with any fish dish. When cooking, I do not include the brine where the beans are soaked from. It can be very salty.  Here's a simple way of cooking fish in tausi.
Fish With Tausi

3/4 kg  fish fillet (cream dory)
320g (1 block) chinese tofu
1 red bell pepper
1 green bell pepper
1 thumbsized ginger, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp tausi
oyster sauce
hoisin sauce
soy sauce
cooking oil
ground peppercorn

How to prepare:
> Cut the fish  about 2" sticks. Season with salt and ground peppercorn. Set aside.
> Cut the tofu same size as the fish.  Fry the tofu until golden brown. Set aside
> In a pan, sauté ginger, onions and the tausi. Add the soy sauce, hoisin sause, oyster sauce and water.
> Thicken the sauce with dissolved cornstarch.
> Then add the bell pepper and the fried fish and tofu. Cook for another 2 minutes.


Shobha said...

Is Tausi the same as Black bean sauce that we often use in Chinese dishes ?

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Pinoy Kitchenette said...

Yes Shobha it's the same. But here in the Philippines, fermented black beans are preserved in brine. but with other countries it is sold in dry form, i think.

Pinoy Kitchenette said...

thanks for the tips Dan.

cookingvarieties said...

hi kitchenette, am doing my morning blogwalk and saw your site at shobha's. this is a great recipe. we use the black beans too with chilis, but have never tried with tofu or bean curd..great idea...thanks for sharing

Shobha said...

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Shobha said...

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Shobha said...

Right click on the picture and save it.
If you want to put it on the side bar, go to DESIGN-and then go to- add a gadget and select the option- add picture.
Or else you can put it like any other recipe post.

Pinoy Kitchenette said...

thanks Shobha!

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