Century Egg Tofu – 皮蛋豆腐

 – ( dàn dòu fu)

 

Amount:

Makes 1 dish

 

  Ingredients:

Soft Tofu

2 packets

Century Egg

1

Oil

 

Minced Ginger & Garlic

To taste

Dried shrimp

To taste

Sugar

To taste

Coriander

1 stalk

Small Chilli

To taste

Light Soy Sauce

To taste

 

 

Method (The numbers are according to the pictures in the original site):

  

  1. First, slice the tofu into desired shape, and place it on a plate

 

  1. Cut the century egg into small pieces and place them on the tofu

 

  1. Heat up a pot over a small fire., once the oil heated up stir fry the ginger, garlic, and shrimp

 

  1. Steam the plate of tofu and century egg until the tofu is heated through. Meanwhile, mix the rest of the ingredients together in a small bowl

 

  1. Once the tofu is done steaming, remove from the steamer and pour the sauce over the dish and serve immediately

 

[Tip: You may decorate the dish with fresh coriander or deep fried ginger strands or deep fried onions for added visual and texture deliciousness]

 

 

The original recipe can be found at xiachufang, here you can find picture instructions for your convenience.

 

This recipe is mentioned in The Feast, Chapter 95

Have fun cooking and eating!

 

 

 

 

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Translated by Gumihou from kitchennovel dot com.

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