During our trip in Taipei, my husband and I had 豆酥鳕鱼 (Steamed cod fish with crispy granulated coy beans). It’s the first time for we to try this dish and we love it very much. Its’ my husband’s favourite dish in our whole trip. I did a little research online about the dou su (crispy granulated soy bean) and found it’s possible to make at home. And not that complicated as I thought.
- Soak the soy beans overnight. Put them into the blender. and blender slightly into granulates.
- Heat a pan, add in 2-3 tbsp oil. Add in granulated soy beans. Stir fry with low heat till golden brown and crispy.
Sprinkle salt and cooking wine over fish. Steam fish fillet in boiling water for 8-10 mins.
Pour the water out of the plate after steaming. Drizzle 1 tbsp light soy sauce over fish.
Heat a pan, add in 2 tsp oil. Add in chopped 1 clove of garlic, 2 chopped shallot till aromatic. Add in granulated soy beans and 1 tsp sugar. Stir fry evenly.
Spread soy bean over the fish.
My husband said it taste quite similar to the one we had in Taipei, except I didn’t use cod fish. Dou su part is really like that one.