Fried Flatfish with Fermented Soybean



3 pcs flatfish cutlet (338g)

1 tbsp fermented soybean

1 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tsp chopped garlic

3 shallots (peeled and sliced)

1 red chilli (sliced)

1-inch young ginger (shredded)

½ cup water

Adequate cooking oil


½ tsp salt

1 tbsp cornflour


½ tsp sugar


1 stalk Chinese celery (sectioned)

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Marinate the flatfish cutlet with salt and cornflour. Set aside.
  2. Heat up adequate cooking oil for pan-frying. Pan-fried the marinated fish until golden brown. Remove and set aside.
  3. Leave 2 tbsp of cooking oil in the skillet, saute the fermented soybean, oyster sauce, chopped garlic, sliced shallot, red chilli and shredded young ginger until fragrant.
  4. Add in water and sugar. Bring to a boil.
  5. Add in fried fish, bring to a boil again.
  6. Dish out, garnish with Chinese celery. Serve.

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