10 Simply Delicious Soy Sauce Recipes

10 Simply Delicious Soy Sauce Recipes

As a dipping sauce, marinade or a tasty broth, this list is for the soy sauce fan

Here’s an exercise for you - ask any Asian for the one sauce they cannot live without. Chances are, the answer would be soy sauce (or soya sauce, depending on which part of the world you ask). It is not difficult to figure out why - soy sauce is one of the most umami-rich product worldwide and exceedingly versatile. As a dipping sauce, a marinate or to make a tasty broth, this list will create a soy sauce fan out of you yet!

1. Cantonese Style Supreme Soy Sauce Fried Noodles 

Get your chef’s hat on and get ready to have a wokkin’ good time with the Cantonese Style Soy Sauce Supreme Soy Sauce Fried Noodles. An all-time favorite in dim sum restaurants and Chinese homes, it is frequently eaten for breakfast... lunch and dinner! And you will see why –it is an extremely delicious and holistic dish made only from the simplest of ingredients. Quick tip: Cook with chopsticks instead of a spatula for easy maneuverability!

2. Gai Bing

Huge fan of Thailand's street food but do not have the luxury to fly over to enjoy it? Fret not, you can now prepare your own Gai Bing at home! With just four simple steps, you can then imagine yourself standing by the streets of Thailand eating Gai Bing. Trust us, it is that good! Also, you can always use pork, beef, or lamb instead of chicken, as listed in the recipe. Spice it up according to your preferences, make your own Gai Bing.

3. Golden Phoenix with Mandarin Sauce 

It's time to impress your loved ones with some fancy dish - our Golden Phoenix with Mandarin Sauce! We have the perfect recipe for you to challenge yourself, and we make sure that the extra time taken will be worth it. The Golden Phoenix with Mandarin Sauce gives a tangy twist to our usual roast chicken. Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, this might be one of the best chicken dish you ever tried making!

4. Ikan Goreng Kicap

If you are a fish lover, the Ikan Goreng Kicap is the dish for you! A whole fish, fresh and marinated with turmeric powder and cornstarch, is deep fried to a crispy golden wonder and slathered with a dark sauce filled with umami. Best eaten immediately and topped with finely julienned spring onions and large red chili!

5. Malaysian Wonton Mee

Wonton mee, or wanton mee, is a popular noodle dish in Asia. This Malaysian version with fresh egg noodles tossed in a special dark soy sauce and topped with thick slices of char siew is sure to impress your friends and family.

6. Marinated Eggs in Soy Broth

Aptly named the "Drug Egg", Mayak Gyeran makes you come back for more and it is really easy to prepare. The egg may be the main ingredient but the hero is the soy sauce mixture -a delicate balance of soy sauce, water, sugar, minced garlic and sesame seeds. Easy, right? Serve it over rice for a hearty meal or eat it on its own as a snack.

7. Sticky Honey Soy Chicken Wings 

Sticky and sweet with a touch of brown sugar, this soy sauce chicken wing recipe is a fan favourite. Make this delicious chicken recipe for any event and this will absolutely be the star of the night. We’ve has got you covered with the perfect chicken wing recipe that is easy and delicious.

8. Steamed Cod with Soy Sauce 

Healthy, hassle-free and tasty, the Steamed Cod with Soy Sauce is one of the most well-loved dishes in China and Southeast Asia. It is the perfect balance of sweetness from the cod, saltiness from the sauce and fragrance from the ginger and scallions. It is best eaten immediately and enjoyed while hot with a bowl of piping hot bowl of steamed rice.

9. Steamed Pork Ribs 

Prepare to fight for your food because this Steamed Spare Rib recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! Bite-sized spare ribs soaked in a rich and garlicky marinate made mostly of fermented bean paste, dried black beans, light soy sauce and sesame oil, and cooked till tender, it is a common sight to see diners ordering mini basket steamers of this in Chinese dim sum restaurants. Have it on its own, or savour with rice.

10. Tauhu Goreng

“Don’t judge a dish by its cover” is an idiom that describes Tauhu Goreng. A beautiful brown mess of deep fried tofu slathered in roasted ground peanuts, and caramelized sweet and spicy sauce made from Gula Melaka, tamarind, dark soy sauce, chillies and garlic. For a splash of colour and crunch, serve over a bed of cucumber and beansprouts!

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