The soy beans are steamed, fermented with salt and wheat. A strong aromatic sauce suitable for marinades, stir-fries, noodles, fish stews, braised meat, sauces, and seafood.
Salted soy beans or Yellow Salted Soy Beans or Fermented Soy Beans is essential to the cuisines of China and South East Asia especially in Thailand. Salted Bean Sauce may not look like much, but its complex and salty umami flavor gives a delicious punch to any dish you added it to. Use it sparingly.