Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Steamed Silken Tofu with Dried Shrimps


1 block silken tofu
1/4 cup dried shrimps, washed and soaked till softened
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp oil
4 tbsp light soy sauce
dash of pepper
pinch of sugar
spring onion, chillies (optional)  for garnishing

  • Remove tofu from packaging and transfer onto a dish.  Reheat in the microwave for 2 minutes.
  • Chopped or pound the dried shrimps in the mortar and pestle. 
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry dried shrimps until golden. Add sugar and stir to combine.  Remove to a bowl; set aside.
  • With the remaining oil, fry the garlic until fragrant. Pour garlic oil and dried shrimps over tofu with soy sauce.
  • Garnish with chopped spring onions and chillies.


  1. Veron,
    Wow, lots of posts again lately!
    Good good! Have been missing you.

  2. Wendy, thanks. I have too much time on my hands lately ;-)


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