October 28, 2012

Salted Fish Bone Soup (Kiam Hu Kut T'ng)

Have you seen this soup lately...Hmm..another extinct species of Nyonya dish!   

If you are a fan of salted fish...you should love this

Preparation: Salted Fish Bone (normally use Kurau Fish) soaked in water for at least 10min, Tofu, Dried Shrimp, Spring Onion, Pork Belly, Ginger and Garlic

Heat up oil and deep fry the Salted Fish Bone till slightly golden brown. Drain and put aside.

With a tablespoon of the used oil, saute the garlic and ginger for 2min or till fragrant. Add it the Pork Belly and the Dried Shrimp. Stir fry for 2-3min.

Pour in the water and let it come to a boil. In goes the Salted Fish Bone and simmer for  few minutes before you gently throw in the tofu. Garnish with Spring Onion. 

Done ! simple and fast...if you like Salted Fish Bone you can also check out the recipe for Kiam Hu Kut Curry

Serving for 4paxs

200g Salted Kurau Fish Bone, soaked
1pc Tofu, cube
10g Garlic, chopped
30g Ginger, chopped finely 
100g Pork Belly, cut into strips
30g Dried Shrimp, soaked
1L Water
1/2cup Oil
1pc Spring Onion


ayertawar said...

Might be a great idea to bungkus some of this rare stuff for Novbeerfactory Giza ! with Guinness

NyonyaChef said...

That's a tough combination, Guinness with Salted fish soup...this would be like Fear Factor !

msihua said...

OMG I love this soup! Must go hunt for ingredients! Or.. when I next come back to KL you come cook for me la :P

NyonyaChef said...

Can be arrange msihua...

Rae said...

tried the recipe for tonight's dinner. I didn't have dried shrimps but it still tasted as good... and I didn't soak the salted fish bones (it's too small to read, I didn't go through the recipe beforehand) so the soup's a little too salty! lol