How to Make a Delicious “Dou Ban Jiang Miao Wo”?

Q: Can I use a different type of fish for this recipe?
A: Yes, while “Huaxian Fish” is recommended, you can substitute it with another similar fish that cooks well with strong flavors.

Q: Is there a specific type of Dou Ban Jiang to use?
A: Any quality Dou Ban Jiang (broad bean chili paste) will work, but different brands may alter the flavor slightly.

Dou Ban Jiang Miao Wo (Spicy Broad Bean Fish Delight)


  • Huaxian Fish (a type of fish) - 1
  • Dou Ban Jiang (broad bean chili paste) - 1 tablespoon
  1. Prepare the Huaxian fish by cleaning and cutting as needed.
  2. Marinate the fish with a tablespoon of Dou Ban Jiang, ensuring it's evenly coated.
  3. Let the fish marinate for at least 30 minutes to absorb the flavors.
  4. Cook the fish in a preheated pan or grill until it's done to your preference.
  5. Occasionally baste the fish with the remaining Dou Ban Jiang while cooking.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with fresh herbs or side dishes if desired.
  • High in protein
  • Contains omega-3 fatty acids
  • Rich in vitamins and minerals from the fish
  • Moderate in calories
  • Contains spicy and savory flavors from Dou Ban Jiang
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