Stir Fry Bean Sprouts with Salted Fish

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Serves: 4


  • 50 gram salted yellow croaker fish, cut into 4 pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red fresno chili, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 500 gram bean sprouts, tails trimmed (*)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1/2 cup hot water


  1. Prepare enough oil for deep frying, fry salted yellow croaker fish until the outside is golden brown. Set aside to cool, then cut into tiny slivers.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoon oil (you can use the oil from deep frying the fish) in a wok on high heat.
  3. Sauté garlic until fragrant, about 1 minutes.
  4. Add deep fried salted fish, stir for 30 seconds.
  5. Add chili and bean sprouts, season with salt, sugar, and ground white pepper. Stir for 30 seconds.
  6. Add scallions and hot water. Stir to mix. Once the liquid starts to boil, take off heat, transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately with steamed white rice.


  • (*) Trimming the tails from bean sprouts is optional.

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