Monday, April 15, 2013

Silken Tofu with Chicken Thigh in Ginger Gravy

Tofu or bean curd is a daily staple in Asian or Chinese cooking.Tofu is made from soy bean and full of complete protein.I like to use silken tofu for my cooking.Silken tofu it's very soft and smooth.This tofu doesn't required much seasoning or time to prepare pairing with others ingredients when cooking.One of the tofu dish I like to make is with chicken or pork in ginger gravy.This dish is kid friendly when eating with rice.


1 block silken tofu(bean curd) cut to 8 pieces
4 chicken thigh,cut small + 3 tbsp corn flour + 2 tbsp soy sauce
1 cup water
3 tbsp chicken bouillon powder
4-5 tbsp sesame oil
2 tbsp soy sauce
4-5 inch ginger,scale the skin and grated
1 bulb garlic,peeled and minced
3-4 tbsp corn flour + 3 tbsp cold water
3 tbsp oil
salt to taste
1 egg
1 stalk scallion,washed and cut fine

1:Heat wok at medium high heat.Add in oil,ginger and grated garlic, saute for 1 minutes or until light brown or fragrant.Add in water and chicken bouillon powder.
2:When gravy bubbly boiling,add in marinated chicken thigh.Use spatula slowly move to separate the chicken in the gravy.Cook for 8-10 minutes.Add in soy sauce ,salt,corn four mixture and sesame oil.Check the seasoning.
3:Add in cut silken tofu into the gravy.Lastly crack in the egg,use a spatula to move the egg lightly.Top some cut scallion.Dish out and serve warm.


lishapisa said...

This dish reminds me of my grandmother cooking I miss her so. We definitely have second rice bowls with a sauce like that mmmmmmm:)
Thank you for nice cooking memories

Will try to make this and sure to have xtra rice on the side :)

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