Soy Sauce Mackerel and Tofu

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Asian-inspired, this mackerel is first pan-fried and then nicely coated with a sweet and spicy sauce made with soy sauce, honey, chili and ginger. And that’s not all! The fish is served with crispy tofu!

Ingredients Needed for Soy Sauce Mackerel and Tofu

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
7 ounces of tofu, sliced
2 garlic cloves, sliced
½ lime
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
1 tablespoon water
4 star anise
2 mackerels s, cleaned and gutted, sliced
½ jalapeno, thinly sliced
0.5 ounce ginger, sliced
½ cup rice wine
1 tablespoon honey
4 radishes es, sliced
¼ cup soy sauce
1 ounce cashew nuts, chopped

How to Cook Soy Sauce Mackerel and Tofu

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the tofu, and season it with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the garlic and lime juice.
  4. Cook it for 3-4 minutes, then flip it over. Add the white sesame seeds, a touch of water, and continue cooking it for 3 more minutes.
  5. Heat the remaining oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the star anise and mackerel fillets. Add the jalapeno, ginger, lime juice, and rice wine. Cook the mackerel for 2-3 minutes on both sides.
  6. Add the radishes, honey, and soy sauce. Cook for 1 more minute.
  7. Add the fresh parsley and cashew nuts and remove from the heat.

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