A classic Chinese main dish favorite is this fish fillet and tofu in tausi sauce.
Fish and Tokwa with Tausi is a version using the cheaper tokwa that is available in public market.
fish fillet, cut into serving pieces
4 tokwa, cut into serving pieces
1/2 cup oyster sauce
1/4 cup hoisin sauce (optional)
1/2 head garlic, finely chopped
2 medium size onion, chopped
1/2 - 1 cup salted beans (tausi)
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup cornstarch, diluted in 1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp. sugar
salt and pepper to taste
Deep fry tofu until brown, set aside.
Dust fish with salt and pepper. In a bowl, put flour, and dip each fish to coat. In a skillet, deep fry fish in batches for 5 to 8 minutes or until golden brown, set aside. In a wok, sauté garlic and onions, add in tausi (salted beans), and stir cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add 1 to 1 1/2 cups of water and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. After simmering, add in the vegetables, sugar, hoisin and oyster sauce, cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Thickened sauce with cornstarch diluted in 1/2 cup of water. Add in fish and tofu and stir cook for another 2 to 3 minutes until the sauce is infused to the fish and tofu. 10. Season with salt and pepper to taste.