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Salted Egg steamed Tofu



Tofu or soy bean curd is nutritious, full of protein, low in carbohydrates with no oil or sodium.  Rather bland in taste on its own but pairs well with many ingredients.  This is a very easy dish to prepare  with minced meat and Shitake mushrooms topped with salted egg yolk.  The egg yolk adds a golden hue to the colour of this dish.   A fuss-free dish which goes down very well with a bowl of hot, fluffy, white rice.













Recipe for Salted Egg steamed Tofu

Ingredients
  • 4 pieces white soft Tofu
  • 100 gm mince pork
  • 1 Shitake mushroom, soaked, stemmed and chopped
  • 1 salted egg 
  • Sesame oil
Seasoning for mince pork and mushrooms
  1. 1 tsp each of oyster sauce and light soya sauce.
  2. 1.1/2  tsp cornflour
  3. 1/4 tsp sugar
  4. 3 tsp salted egg white
  5. a dash of pepper
 Method
  1. Season the meat with the above seasoning.  Set aside.
  2. Place the 4 pieces of Tofu on a plate.
  3. Scoop some seasoned meat and mushroom paste onto the tofu, level the surface.
  4. Sprinkle on some mashed up salted egg yolk.
  5. Pour on some balance egg white mixed with a bit of water onto the base of the Tofu.
  6. Steam on high heat for about 8 mins.
  7. Drizzle on some sesame oil. 
  8. Serve immediately with white rice
Note :  The above meat paste is enough for  6 pieces of Tofu




Comments

  1. Hi Cheah, I certainly will cook this dish. Just bought some salted eggs and I can get the traditionally prepared tofu at the market near my MIL's place. Looks yummy and hassle-free.

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    1. Traditionally prepared tofu must be good in any preparation, Kimmy!

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  2. Hi Cheah, the tofu looks so yummy and the salted eggs is a new one and a must try . Thanks for sharing .

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    1. You're welcome. Salted egg seems to be appearing in many restaurant menus lately.

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  3. ivy sew http://simplybeautifulhealthyliving.blogspot.comJuly 29, 2013 at 1:02 PM

    Hi Cheah, Salted egg is my favourite. I used it to cook any dish that comes to my mind. I am contended just having plain porridge and a salted egg.

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    1. Yes, simple and light. I do that sometimes too.

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  4. Hi Cheah,
    I love tofu very much and yours with salted egg must be super yummy! Lovely clicks too!!

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  5. Hi cheah, this is such a homey dish, love the addition of mushroom and salted egg. Wll definitely try this.

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  6. Simple yet attractive. I shall bookmark this and try it next time!

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  7. I love salted egg yolk anything but I have never tried it with tofu! Definitely trying this combi soon! Looks healthy yet delicious ;)

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  8. This is so appetizing, Cheah. A perfectly healthy and delicious summer dish.

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  9. Cheah , I love tofu prepared this way ! Fuss-free indeed :D Will try to add salted egg next time . Thanks for the idea !

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  10. Hi Cheah,
    This is a healthy and yummy dish.
    Love that you added shiitake mushroom and salted egg.
    Must try to cook this soon :)
    mui

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