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Salted Soybean Fish (Tauchu Fish)

Salted Soybean Fish (Tauchu Fish)

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Yield: 2 1x


  • 2 fillets of your choice
  • 1/2 yellow onion, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons salted soy beans (tauchu)
  • 1 tablespoon thick soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 green onion, sliced (optional)


  1. Mix turmeric powder and fish and pan-fry over medium high heat until both sides are cooked through and crisp. Remove and set aside
  2. Mash the salted soy beans into a paste
  3. In a new pan, saute the onions until translucent
  4. Add soy beans paste and stir to mix, cooking until fragrant
  5. Add water and sugar and bring to a boil
  6. Add the fried fish and simmer until the gravy has reduced and thickened
  7. Dish and serve hot garnished with green onions