Tofu with Shrimp Recipe

Tofu with Shrimp Recipe

Ingredients :

1 piece (5 oz)

7 oz

6

5

2 stalks

 

Ingredients A

1

1 tablespoon

1/2 teaspoon

 

Ingredients B

1 cup

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Soft tofu

Shelled shrimp

Whole shrimp

Water chestnuts

Chinese chard

 

 

Egg white

Cornstarch

Salt

A pinch of pepper

 

Vegetable stock

Salt

Cornstarch

A few drops sesame oil

Method :
  • De-vein shelled shrimp, rinse, dry and chop until mashed.

  • Strip off and discard legs and head from whole shrimp (do not remove tail), devein shrimp, rinse and dry.

  • Crush water chestnuts, chop finely and squeeze dry.

  • Mash tofu, add mashed shrimp and ingredients A.

  • Mix well and add water chestnuts.

  • Grease six molds with oil, stuff tofu mixture inside and top with a shrimp.

  • Steam over high heat in a steamer for about 8 minutes.

  • Peel off greens leaf by leaf, rinse and blanch in boiling water.

  • Then rinse under cold water, squeeze dry and arrange on a serving plate with tofu in the center.

  • Combine ingredients B evenly, cook to thicken and pour over the tofu.

  • Serve hot.

Notes : Before mashing tofu, remove the hard edges. The tofu will stick to the mold if not greased. Wrap chestnuts in plastic to prevent splattering.

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