This beautiful and delicious Steamed Tofu with Shrimp Balls are ready to be served on the table after about 10 minutes of steaming.
Author Ann Low
Prep Time 10mins
Cook Time 10mins
Total Time 20mins
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
some grated carrotgarnishing
1tsphua tiao chiew Chinese cooking wine
1/2tbspcorn flour (starch)
dash of pepper
1tbspfinely cut spring onion
1tspcorn flour (starch)
1/2tsplight soy sauce
1/4tspfish sauce or chicken powder
Mix the shrimp paste and the marinade together with a pair of chopsticks. Stirring in one direction until the mixture is sticky and set aside.
Cut tofu into 6 equal pieces (one tube of tofu, cut into 6 pieces). Carefully place them on to steaming plate. Absorb excess water with kitchen paper. Using a teaspoon and dig a small shallow hole in the center of the tofu and sprinkle some corn flour on it.
Wet your hand with some water, scoop some marinated prawn paste onto your hand and roll it into small ball. Then place it on top of the tofu. Sprinkle some grated carrot on top.
Steam on high heat under boiling water for about 8-10 minutes or until prawn paste is cooked through. Carefully discard excess water from the plate.
Boil the sauce ingredients in a small pot, then drizzle over tofu and serve immediately.
The shrimp paste is available at Fairprice and Sheng Siong supermarket