Steamed Tofu with Minced Meat. Steamed tofu is the healthiest way to cook tofu. Using silken tofu to steam and pairing it with a sweet savoury meat sauce makes the dish extremely appetizing. Besides using an electronic steamer, you can also steam tofu in a pan, pot or wok as long as the plate fits into it.
Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Minced meat with mix vegetable braised in a sweet and savoury sauce, poured over melt-in-the-mouth steamed silken tofu. After the tofu is steamed, it'll release some liquid, it's difficult to drain it with the tofu being that soft. You can have Steamed Tofu with Minced Meat using 11 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Steamed Tofu with Minced Meat
- Prepare 1 of tofu (silken).
- It’s 100 g of minced meat.
- You need 0.5 of onions.
- You need 2 of shiitake mushrooms.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of corn starch.
- You need 1 of garlic cloves.
- It’s 4 tbsp of water.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of oyster sauce (B).
- Prepare 1 tbsp of light soy sauce (B).
- You need 1 of spring onions (C).
- You need 0.5 of sliced chillies (C).
What I do is to tilt it, and use a clean paper towel to absorb all the excess liquid. Tofu with Minced Meat (肉酱豆腐) is one of my family's favourite dishes and I have cooked it for many years but never got tired of it. This dish is really good with a bowl of warm fluffy white rice, and we often fought over the savoury gravy. Such humble home-cooked food (家常菜) is the reason why I like to.
Steamed Tofu with Minced Meat step by step
- Place tofu on the plate and add weight on tofu to extract excess water..
- Steam tofu for 10 minutes..
- Marinade minced meat with ingredients in (B) for 5 minutes..
- Heat up pan with a bit of oil and fry garlic and onions until fragrant..
- Stir fry minced meat and mushroom..
- Add water and sweet soy sauce..
- Mix corn starch with a bit of water. Ensure that the gravy (water and sweet soy sauce) is boiling and then, add starch to thicken the gravy..
- Remove tofu from steamer and remove excess water..
- Pour gravy on top of steamed tofu..
- Garnish with ingredients in (C)..
Heat up a wok with some oil and stir fry the ground pork and dried shrimps until fragant. I used minced chicken by the way since i only have chicken. Thanks very much for this yummy time-saver. Tofu with minced pork is easy to cook, and most of all delicious with a bowl of fluffy, steaming hot white rice. It is a very forgiving dish that still tastes Minced the meat manually with a cleaver is the best, but you may want to use a food processor to do the job.