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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 :)

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

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

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

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  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!

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  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.

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

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

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

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  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:)

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    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!

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      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..^^

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

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  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.

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    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!

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  13. thanks for sharing.

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  14. thanks for sharing.

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

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

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