Thursday, April 9, 2009

Fried Savoury Eggy Shrimp Tofu Cake

Tofu is made by coagulating soy milk and pressing the resulting curds. Tofu is low in calories, contains beneficial amounts of iron and has no saturated fat or cholesterol.Tofu is relatively high in protein and as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. I must buy tofu whenever I shop at Asian supermarket. Luckily my daughter love tofu,so I keep encourage her to have it once a week. This time I twist abit the soft tofu with eggs and shrimp mixture before pan-fried.Later I drizzled with some oyster sauce...It's really taste fantastic!!

Ingredients: (A)


1 box soft silken tofu,cut small
4 eggs,room temperature

15 pieces small /medium shrimp(clean and deviened)

1 stalk scallion (cut small)

1 tsp ground white pepper

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp soy sauce

2-3 tbsp corn flour

(B)

3 cloves fresh garlic (chopped)

2 tbsp corn flour with 2 tbsp cold water to dissolve

1/4 cup water

1 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tbsp chicken bouillon powder

a handful cut cilantro

a handful Julienne carrot

1 cup cooking oil for frying






Method:


1:Combine (A)eggs,silken tofu ,salt ,ground pepper,flour flour and soy sauce in a medium bowl,beat mixture with fork until well mix.Then add in shrimp and cut scallion.

2:Heat oil in skillet or wok at medium high heat.Use a big spoon dip with oil to scoop the mixture into the heated oil.Pan-fry each side for about 1 minutes,then dish out set aside on a plate.*Do not over fry tofu cake*

3: Remove excess oil from skillet or wok,then add in chopped garlic fry until fragrant,then add in 1/4 cup water.When the water in skillet rolling boil,add in flour dissolve and immediately stir until well mix.Add in remaining (B),let it simmer until the sauce thicken.Check the seasoning.

4: Add in all pan-fry tofu cake into the thicken gravy,let it's coated well,and dish out.Serve warm.







1 comments :

Kevin said...

That looks really tasty!

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