Steamed tofu and fish

Steamed tofu and fish


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About this recipe: This is a simple tofu dish, which is low in fat and tastes fantastic. Tofu is steamed with fish, then drizzled with a delicious sauce. Enjoy with freshly cooked rice, if desired.


Makes: 3 - 4 servings

  • 1 (349g) box tofu
  • salt to taste
  • monosodium glutamate (MSG) to taste
  • 50g fish fillet, sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon egg white
  • 2 tablespoons chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely chopped red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/4 spring onion, finely sliced
  • coriander leaves to garnish

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Put the block of tofu in a heat-proof dish and poke 12 holes into the tofu using a chopstick. Sprinkle a little salt and MSG into each hole. Steam for 2 minutes over high heat. Remove.
  2. Combine the fish with salt, MSG, cornflour and egg white; stir gently. Lay the fish on top of the steamed tofu and return to the steamer. Steam for 2 minutes. Remove.
  3. Heat the chicken stock in a wok. Add the green and red pepper and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Cook until the sauce has thickened. Drizzle the sauce over the fish-tofu dish.
  4. Sprinkle the dish with white pepper and spring onion. Heat 1 teaspoon oil until hot and drizzle over the spring onion. Garnish with coriander and serve.

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