Asian recipes are complicated affairs, usually requiring hours upon hours of preparation in the kitchen. So Mak Nyonya's range of instant Asian ethnic sauces is a life saver for anyone looking for simplicity and convenience in cooking Asian dishes.
Here's an instant sauce for asam "fish". Replace fish with tofu, tempeh, seitan, mushroom or any vegan meat of your choice to veganise.
Ingredients: Asam (Tamarind), Onion, Lemongrass, Chilli, Sugar, Salt and Edible Oil (Palm oil).
To Steam : Add lady’s finger and tomatoes together with the tofu/tempeh/seitan/mushroom/vegan meat, pour Instant Asam Fish Sauce over the vegan protein and vegetables. Steam for 15 minutes or until cooked. Serve hot.
To Stir Fry : Sauté Instant Asam Fish Sauce until aromatic. Add in tofu/tempeh/seitan/vegan meat and continue to stir-fry until the vegan protein is cooked.