Cantonese: (Kau To Yue)
Also called lizard fish or Tofu Fish (Chiuchow name), Bombay Duck looks like an oversized loach. Meat is greyish white and soft with very few bones. It is a common soup ingredient but also suitable for steaming or deep fried with salt and pepper. Salt and pepper Bombay Duck is the most popular recipe. This fish is available for year round. It is also a good hotpot ingredient.