HEARTY & HEALTHY

FRESH SOY STICKS: THE KING OF MULTIPLE SERVING METHOD INGREDIENTS

Vegetarian food suppliers in Malaysia offer soy-based products that are great for your health. This is because eating food products made from soybeans can help lower your bad cholesterol, plus they are a good source of protein, fiber and omega-3.

Soy is a cholesterol-free food that is low in saturated fat. The good news is soya bean products are versatile and can be added to your daily diet easily.

All you have to do is go to a Malaysia vegetarian food manufacturer to find all the delicious soy food products that are available.

In fact, one can easily benefit from soy products by just making a few changes to his/her daily food intake.

FRESH SOY STICKS

Fresh Soy Sticks, also known as bean curd sticks is a food made from soybeans. It comes in several varieties and is used in many ways in Malaysia cuisine.

Bean curd sticks or Soy Sticks are made from the skin that forms on the surface of boiled soy milk.

In a traditional way, to cook soy sticks, you must rehydrate first. Next, soak them in cold water and leave them there for at least eight hours or overnight. Once you finished rehydrating, you must drain the water and cut into the size you like.

However, with Everbest Fresh Soy Sticks, no soaking is required. In other words, once unpacked, you can cook them right way, save time, save hassle! 

Soy sticks have a meaty texture. In Malaysia, many vegetarian restaurants use bean curd sticks as a substitution of meat. Besides, they are healthy and an excellent source of protein. 

There are many ways you can enjoy soy sticks, that’s why they are known as the king of multiple serving method ingredients. 

  • Stir-fry
  • Stew
  • Dim sum wrapper
  • Deep-frying
  • ​Braising
  • Soups
  • Steamboat

For example, you can use fresh soy sticks knotted and placed in stews. The best thing is that the fresh soy stick knots look cute and they absorb all the broth.

To store soy sticks, just place them in a cool place indefinitely.

Soy sticks are not only delicious but healthy. Here are two of the many recipes you can make use of soy sticks. 

FRESH SOY STICKS BROILED WITH SOY SAUCE, GINGER AND HONEY

INGREDIENTS

  • Everbest Fresh Soy Sticks 
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground white or black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon ginger, grated with a microplane grater or minced
  • 1 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes, optional
  • 8 ounces dried beancurd, rehydrated in water

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine soy sauce, honey, pepper, ginger, and pepper flakes in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. Unpack Everbest fresh soy sticks. You can rinse for a little while before cutting them into 2-inch segments. Place them on a baking sheet or skillet lined with foil. Brush the glaze onto the fresh soy sticks. Place them under the broiler, and cook until the tops are a little crispy, which should take around 3 to 5 minutes. Check when it’s almost ready to prevent scorching. Serve immediately.

​FRESH SOY STICKS STIR-FRIED WITH CHINESE CHIVES RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

  • Everbest fresh soy sticks
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • One bunch Chinese chives, about 4 ounces
  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili oil or toasted sesame oil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cut the chives into 1-inch segments and discard the tough tips. Alternatively, you can set aside the tough tips to use in stock.
  2. Heat oil in wok over high heat and bring to simmer. Add chives and stir-fry until tender, which should take about 1 minute. Remove the chives from the wok. 
  3. Unpack Everbest fresh soy sticks. You may directly add in without rinsing. Season with soy sauce and stir-fry for a minute longer, or until the sticks have absorbed all the liquid in the wok. Add the chives back to the wok and stir to combine. Season to taste with salt. Serve immediately. Drizzle with chili oil or sesame oil to give an extra punch.

IN A NUTSHELL

​As you can see, bean curd sticks/soy sticks are the perfect way to add soy food products to your daily diet. They are not only delicious but an excellent source of protein.

Soya Bean suppliers in Malaysia like Everbest offer a wide variety of soy-based products, such as tofu, bean curd skin, ring roll, bean curd sheet, bean curd roll, fucuk, frozen vegetarian food and tofu skin.

Gentle reminder: make sure the soy food products you buy are made from non-GMO soybeans for high nutritional value.