Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

Braised Beancurd ~ Tofu


Beancurd on its own is rather bland in taste but with 'add ons', it can be transformed into a delicious dish.  I cook this quite often and it does go well with a bowl of fluffy white rice.





Recipe for Braised Beancurd ~ Tofu

    Ingredients
    • 4 pieces of  fried beancurd/tofu
    • 100 gm pork fillet, diced
    • 100 gm prawns, diced
    • 1 capsicum diced
    • 2 pips of garlic, chopped
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 1.1/2 tsp cornflour + 1.1/2 Tbsp water to thicken
    • Sesame oil to drizzle 
    Seasoning for pork and prawns
    • 1/2 tsp each of seasalt, light soya sauce
    • 1/4 tsp of dark soya sauce, sugar and cornflour (for pork only)
    • Dash of pepper
     Method
    1. Season the  pork fillet and prawns with the above seasoning for about half an hour.
    2. Saute the chopped garlic with some oil in a wok, add in the pork fillet, stir fry, add in 1/2 cup water.
    3. Once cooked, add in the beancurd, followed by the prawns and capsicum.
    4. Test for taste, add in the cornflour mixture and beaten egg.  Stir to mix, test for taste, turn off heat.
    5. Drizzle on some sesame oil
    6. Dish out and serve with hot rice.
     

Comments

  1. Cheah, I love this. Copying for this week end dinner. thanks for sharing :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. You're most welcome, Chris! Hope your family will like it!

      Delete
  2. This looks delicious and simple. Definitely a favourite item in my family.

    ReplyDelete
  3. this is my kind of comforting dish. Love it!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Oh I am drooling...so long time i haven't had this dish. Definitely want to make it when I can get the beancurd again!

    ReplyDelete
  5. It's quite a long time I have not eaten tofu. you are making me drool looking at your picture. That would be so good with rice......mmmm.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Perfect combo .. Simply love it... Lov ur space ...hapi to follow u .. Glad to follow u back

    http://subhieskitchen.blogspot.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks for dropping by. Will hop over to yours soon!

      Delete
  7. We stumbled over here by a different web page and thought I should check things out.
    I like what I see so now i'm following you. Look forward to finding out about your web page again.
    Also visit my web-site ... online money making opportunities

    ReplyDelete
  8. Hi Cheah, such lovely dish which I think goes very well with blanched or fried plain noodles. Will try soon. TQ.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I've never had this with noodles ..... maybe it goes well too.

      Delete
  9. looks tasty the way you made it :-) enjoyt he craft

    ReplyDelete
  10. Cheah,
    This is a delish dish! Simple yet health and with lots of nutrient.
    May i know do you use the plain white tofu and pan fried the tofu first or you can buy ready fried tofu?
    Thanks Cheah:)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I used the ready fried tofu. Pan frying white tofu is a tediuos task because the oil will splatter all over and it's a certain 'no, 'no' for me!

      Delete
    2. .
      Oh! It's so good your can buy fried tofu over there. We don't have that here. I guess I have to do it myself:)
      Thanks Cheah.
      mui..^^

      Delete
  11. I'm a tofu person and this is my kind of dish. Yum!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Wow Cheah!!... so delicious-looking from your lovely photos, and yet so simple to cook it. Will try this out, hopefully when I regain my strength. Just to mention that I love your new image for your blog header, simple yet lovely.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. So happy to see your comment, Jacqueline! Yes, perhaps John can try to cook this dish, so much easier than fried fish.....Glad that you like the new header. Yes, with time and plenty of rest, you'll be able to regain your strength!

      Delete
  13. thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  14. thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  15. My palate is crying...it's saying please feed me this.....

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Ha, ha.....thanks for dropping by. You can try to cook this, very simple and easy to prepare.

      Delete
  16. great points altogether, you just gained a logo new reader.
    What would you recommend about your submit that you
    just made a few days ago? Any certain?

    Here is my site - first time home buyer free money

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Yam Puff ~ 'Wu Kok'

This is one of the must-have items whenever we go for have dim-sum ...... 'Wu Kok' or Yam dumplings.  Initially I had a hard time struggling with the soft and sticky dough in the hot and stuffy kitchen, but fortunately after chilling it in the fridge for 50 mins., it could be 'man-handled' quite easily!  Phew, not too bad as this is my first attempt!

Mixed Fruit Bread ~ 杂果面包

Homemade bread is always more nutritious than those bought from the supermarkets.  For one I don't add any bread improver or preservatives to my bread making.  Store bought ones may be fresh but they have loads of preservatives added to prolong their shelf life.  When I make bread I can control the ingredients that I want to put into my bread and I can customise the flavour and I find that kneading the dough can be quite therapeutic too! Mixed Fruit Bread  ~    杂果面包 Ingredients 290 gm high protein flour 10 gm wholemeal flour 30 gm sugar 3.1/2 tsp milk powder 18 gm butter (cubed) 1 tsp seasalt 100 gm dried mixed fruits (I used cranberries, sultanas and golden raisin) 1 whole egg beaten wtih 1/2 tsp water, for egg wash 1/8 to 1/4 tsp cinnamon  (optional) 2 tsp dry yeast             ) 170 ml warm water     )  Yeast mixture 1 Tbsp sugar               ) Method Add yeast and sugar to warm water, stir and let it set for about 5 to 8 mins. till foamy. In a mixing bowl of a stand mixer, add

Yoghurt Fruitcake

T is the festive season again and the all-time favourite for X'mas is undoubtedly the ubiquitous fruit cake.  This Yoghurt Fruitcake caught my eye when I was browsing through a Food and Travel magazine.  As I've never baked a fruit cake with yoghurt before, I was very eager to try.