Steamed Bean Curd With Soy Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 7 mins

This is light side dish, which is fairly healthy. It's very easy to prepare too. I usually steam the tofu in my rice cooker, when the rice is almost ready. Note: passive cook time is the time to steam the tofu.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam tofu over gentle heat for six to seven minutes to warm the tofu (I always use the rice cooker to steam the tofu while the rice is cooking); remove and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok, fry ginger, garlic and shallots till crisp and golden.
  3. Remove but leave the oil in the wok.
  4. Add the sauce ingredients to the wok and bring to boil.
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer until sauce thickens slightly; pour hot sauce over tofu.
  6. Top with the crisp garlic, ginger and shallots, and finally the garnishing ingredients, serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Easy to prepare. I love the sauce. It goes well with rice.

Crab June 07, 2005

This is delicious! I had to substitute fish sauce for the oyster sauce because I was out, so I used about 1/2 Tbsp fish sauce and an extra 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce. I have no rice cooker so I ended up placing the tofu (cut in squares) in the sauce for about a minute at the end, which worked out fine. (It doesn't look as pretty, but it still tasted great.) I'll be making this frequently, thanks for the recipe!

lortle April 11, 2005

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