Pompano with Black Beans and Tofu
1 big Pompano fish
1 small Onion, sliced
4-5 cloves Garlic, minced
1 in. Ginger root, sliced thinly
1 square Tofu, smashed
1 tbsp. Black beans
A handful of Coriander (kinchay)
Fish sauce and black pepper to taste
1 cup water
Oil for frying and sautéing
1 tbsp. Corn starch dissolved in 2 tbsp. water (optional)
1) Season fish with salt and fry. Set aside.
2) Pre-heat oil in a pan. Sautė garlic and onion till tender. Add ginger, and smashed tofu. Continue sautėing till the tofu is light brown on a low-medium heat.
3) Add water, black beans and coriander. Season with fish sauce and black pepper if needed. Simmer for 2 minutes on a low heat.
4) Lastly, add the fried fish. If you want a thick sauce, add corn starch dissolved in water. Simmer till sauce thickens. Trnasfer in a plate ready to serve. Enjoy!