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Fermented Bean Curd Chicken Wings

Fermented Bean Curd (Nam Yee) Chicken Wings Recipe

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Fermented bean curd cubes (腐乳) are staples in my kitchen and I love them with plain porridge. Have you used them for cooking before? As a marinade for chicken wings they are pure genius! My mum gave these deep-fried fermented bean curd chicken wings (腐乳炸鸡翅) her thumbs up and wiped them out in record time.

See Also: Prawn Paste Chicken Recipe

Since the fermented bean curd cubes are deliciously savoury on their own, I did not even use salt or soy sauce. Seasonings are minimal. This recipe is also a great use of leftover sauce in the bottle.

Fermented Bean Curd (Nam Yee)

The above bottle was what I used for this recipe. The fermented bean curd cubes are orange in hue. You may also use the other variant, the red fermented bean curd or nam yee (紅腐乳/南乳) for this recipe.

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18 Responses to “Fermented Bean Curd Chicken Wings”

  1. Aileen — February 24, 2016 @ 5:18 pm

    Hi I’m from Malaysia kl and I tried to find this bean curd page at cold storage but they did not have it. Please advise which grocery store would have this available?
    Thank you


    • wiffy replied: — February 26th, 2016 @ 1:19 pm

      I’m not sure what brand of fermented bean curd is selling at Malaysia supermarkets, though I’m sure it is not difficult to find. I’d try Tesco.


    • Joyce replied: — April 29th, 2016 @ 3:23 am

      They are available in most stores in Malaysia. They are called Nan Ru. The ones in Malaysia is typically in a bottle with red cap.


      • Joyce replied: — April 29th, 2016 @ 3:26 am

        You can definitely find them on small grocery stores run by Chinese operators.