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The secret ingredient of this delicious dish is Cha Ca Fish Meat Emulsion. Easily found at the frozen food section in Asian food stores, this fish paste tastes fresh and non-fishy.
While the Yong Tow Foo dishes served in Malaysia are usually drenched in a clear and soupy broth, I prefer my Yong Tow Foo steamed, lightly pan-fried and topped with yellow bean sauce. (This is, again, another homestyle recipe that I learned from my mother.)
So, without further ado, here is my recipe for Rasa Malaysia Yong Tow Foo or stuffed tofu, chili, and okra with fish paste.