Hakka Stuff Bean Curd Recipe

Number of serving: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes


Ingredients
1 cube firm beancurd (tofu)
75g Pork
75g Minced fish (or replaced with white fish processed with food processor)
10g Dried shrimps, soaked
19g Salted fish
1 clove Shallot, finely chopped

Marinade Ingredient
teaspoon Slat
teaspoon five-spice powder
teaspoon Light soy sauce
1 teaspoon caltrop starch
1 teaspoon Oil
1 tablespoon Water
teaspoon Sesame oil

Seasoning ingredient
cup stock
teaspoon light soy sauce
teaspoon caltrop starch

Method:
Rinse beancurd and cu into 8 portion cubes. Chop pork, minced dish, dried shrimps and salted fish finely. Add shallot and marinade. Mix well to make the filling paste. One each portion of beancurd, scoop out a small volume to make a dent at the top centre. Dust caltrop starch on that surface and stuff the filling into the dent. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a wok. Put in beancurd and fry until both sides turn golden. Remove from heat and drain with paper towel. Add seasoning ingredient to the same work. Reduce to low heat and cook until the sauce thickens. Put the sauce on top of the beancurd. Ready to Serve.

Cooking tips:
Minced fish, five-spice powder, salted fish and caltrop starch could be found in Asian food market. Five-spice powder is one of the important ingredient in Chinese Cuisine.

Ensure firm beancurd is used in this dish. Always fry the bencurd with the stuffed side down first else the beancurd may be broken into bits.

The stock in seasoning, could use any type of stock like chicken, fish or vegetable depend on reference. You may also use others dashi stock or soup recipe in Anti Aging Recipes section.

Health tips:
Beancurd (tofu) contain protein and unsaturated fat needed by our body, is a non expensive and healthy food.
 

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