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To Fu( Beancurd) Bridge ~ 跨桥豆腐


When I was recommended to try this dish in a restaurant, I was both hesitant and at the same time intrigued by its name.  I've heard of the song 'Bridge over troubled water' but Tofu crossing the bridge?  So to satisfy everyone's curiosity, we agreed to give it a try.  It's a nutritious dish with a good source of protein in the Tofu pork and egg all in one.  It was just tasty and delicious to go with a bowl of steaming hot white rice!





Tofu Bridge ~  跨桥豆腐


Ingredients
  • 200 gm minced pork
  • 2 pieces soft Tofu
  • 1 egg
  • Seasoning for minced pork - salt plus 1.1/2 tsp cornflouar
  • Sauce to add to the dish after steamed and before serving - (3 tsp hot water, 1.1/2 tsp light soya sauce, 1/4 tsp sugar mix till dissovled)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil and garlic oil to garnish
Method
  1. Slice up the Tofu into 8 pieces, and place on a plate.
  2. Spread the seasoned minced pork on both sides of the Tofu
  3. Lightly beat up the egg and pour on top of the minced pork.
  4. Steam the dish for 8 mins, on high heat.
  5. Mix the garlic oil with sesame oil and pour onto the Tofu dish.
  6. Serve immediately with rice.

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