Thursday, September 13, 2007

Braised Beancurd

Photographer: Little JFBraised Tofu or beancurd is known as – Hong Shao Dou Fu.

Preparation: 10 mins, Cooking time: 5 mins

Ingredients (serves 2)
° 2 small firm tofu/beancurd, cut into cubes and deep-fried
° 6 dried Chinese mushrooms, soaked
° 2 slices ginger, finely chopped
° 1 clove garlic (optional), finely chopped
° a small handful spring onion or fresh coriander leaves, for garnish

Sauce
° 1 tablespoon vegetarian oyster sauce
° ½ tablespoon dark soy sauce
° 1 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine
° ½ teaspoon sesame oil
° 75ml water
° pepper to taste

Method
1. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and set aside.
2. Heat oil in a wok. Add the garlic, ginger and fry till golden brown. Add the mushroom and stir-fry for 1-1½ minutes.
3. Throw in the tofu cubes. Stir in the sauce mixture and simmer until the sauce is thickened.
4. Transfer to a serving dish, garnish with coriander leaves or spring onion and serve hot.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

hey crystal...these days u r doing good.....i mean with pics attached!! hahaha.....that really make the recipe more yummy and delicious!! keep the photos cmg in...cheers SF...

Crystal @ Blog*Spot said...

Thanks, didn't know it is so tough to get a good picture shot :p

Will do, should not be lazy!

Have a lovely weekend.

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